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Compound Summary for: CID 24502

Potassium Dichromate

Also known as: Potassium bichromate, Kaliumdichromat, Iopezite, Dipotassium bichromate, Dipotassium dichromate, 7778-50-9, Potassium dichromate(VI)
Molecular Formula: Cr2K2O7   Molecular Weight: 294.1846   InChIKey: KMUONIBRACKNSN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chromic acid (H2Cr2O7), dipotassium salt. A compound having bright orange-red crystals and used in dyeing, staining, tanning leather, as bleach, oxidizer, depolarizer for dry cells, etc. Medically it has been used externally as an astringent, antiseptic, and caustic. When taken internally, it is a corrosive poison.   From: MeSH
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