Potassium Dichromate

HS CODE 28415090

Molecular Formula K2Cr2O7

Molecular weight 294.19
Bulk Density (g/ml) 1.4 to 1.6
Solubility in water (%). 6.5% at 10 Deg C
Appearance Red-orange crystalline solid
Odor Odorless

Potassium Dichromate is as an oxidizing agent in variety of applications such as manufacturing of matches, fireworks, dyes, glass, photography, ceramics and wood treatment. It is also used as a catalyst for metal production and in the manufacture of specialty glass.

  • Chromium source in preparing chromium compounds
  • Leather tanning and screen printing
  • Electroplating
  • Pyrotechnics and explosives
  • Pigment preparation
  • Wood preservative
  • Metal treating and corrosion inhibitor
  • Oil drilling & silver testing
  • Catalyst for the chromium metal production
  • Photographic engraving
  • Preparation of “chromic acid”, which can be used for etching materials
Appearance Orange Red, Non-Caking Crystalline Powder
% Purity (as K2Cr2O7) min. 99.70
% Moisture max. 0.06
% Sulphate (as SO4) max. 0.04
% Chloride (as Cl) max. 0.05
% Matter Insoluble in Water max. 0.02
pH in 5% Solution 3.70-3.90

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