Chromic chloride

Chromic chloride (CrCl3) is a chemical taking the form of hygroscopic powder or flakes, violet to green. It is corrosive to metals and contains toxic fumes of chlorine when heated to decomposition. Even though it is not flammable, we still recommend a secure chemical storage building or container that meets specific regulations for storing Chromic chloride. That’s why we suggest one of the following: CHEMLoc, DRUMLoc

Chromic chloride Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Not flammable.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in compliant chemical storage building.
  • Compatible Details: lithium, nitrogen, strong oxidizing agents.
  • Description: Chromium(III) chloride describes any of several compounds of with the formula CrCl3x, where x can be 0, 5, and 6. The anhydrous compound with the formula CrCl3 is a violet solid.
  • Classification: N/A
  • Brand Name: n/a

Chromic chloride Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
CrCl3 1152°C (anhydrous), 83°C (hexahydrate) 1300°C decomp. Chromium(III) chloride, Chromium trichloride 158.36 g/mol Hot water, Methanol, Diethyl Ether, Acetone 2,106°F (1,152°C)




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