Hazardous Chemical Information System (HCIS)



Hazardous Chemical Details

Cas Number 7789-09-5
Chemical Name Ammonium dichromate
Chemical Synonym Chromic acid (H2Cr2O7), diammonium salt
Hazard Category Oxidising solid – category 2
Acute toxicity – category 3
Acute toxicity – category 4
Acute toxicity – category 2
Germ cell mutagenicity – category 1B
Skin corrosion – category 1
Specific target organ toxicity (repeated exposure) – category 1
Respiratory sensitisation – category 1
Skin sensitisation – category 1
Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) – category 1
Carcinogenicity – category 1A
Reproductive toxicity – category 1B
Hazardous to the aquatic environment (chronic) – category 1
Hazard Statement H272 (May intensify fire; oxidizer)
H301 (Toxic if swallowed)
H312 (Harmful in contact with skin)
H330 (Fatal if inhaled)
H350 (May cause cancer)
H340 (May cause genetic defects)
H314 (Causes severe skin burns and eye damage)
H372 (Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure)
H360 (May damage fertility or the unborn child)
H334 (May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled)
H317 (May cause an allergic skin reaction)
H410 (Very toxic to aquatic life with long-lasting effects)
Pictogram Pictogram of Flame Over Circle GHS03 (Flame Over Circle)
Pictogram of Skull and Crossbones GHS06 (Skull and Crossbones)
Pictogram of Health Hazard GHS08 (Health Hazard)
Pictogram of Corrosion GHS05 (Corrosion)
Pictogram of Environment GHS09 (Environment)
Signal Word Danger
Cut-offs
Notes 8 (The tables in schedule 6 of the WHS regulations replace some tables in the GHS, this may affect the cut off concentrations for this chemical.)
Sources N (The classification information for this entry was provided by the National Industrial Chemical Notification and Assessment Scheme)
EU (Classification information for chemical is taken from the European Union’s Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation.)

Hazardous Chemical History

Date Description
25/11/2016 Hazard Category modified from
[HC045:Oxidising solid – category 2,
HC061:Acute toxicity – category 3,
HC062:Acute toxicity – category 4,
HC060:Acute toxicity – category 2,
HC097:Germ cell mutagenicity – category 1B,
HC079:Skin corrosion – category 1,
HC111:Specific target organ toxicity (repeated exposure) – category 1,
HC089:Respiratory sensitisation – category 1,
HC092:Skin sensitisation – category 1,
HC115:Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) – category 1]

to
[HC045:Oxidising solid – category 2,
HC061:Acute toxicity – category 3,
HC062:Acute toxicity – category 4,
HC060:Acute toxicity – category 2,
HC097:Germ cell mutagenicity – category 1B,
HC079:Skin corrosion – category 1,
HC111:Specific target organ toxicity (repeated exposure) – category 1,
HC089:Respiratory sensitisation – category 1,
HC092:Skin sensitisation – category 1,
HC115:Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) – category 1,
HC100:Carcinogenicity – category 1A,
HC105:Reproductive toxicity – category 1B,
HC118:Hazardous to the aquatic environment (chronic) – category 1]
23/06/2016 Chemical Added