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Sodium chromate - Identification, toxicity, use, water pollution potential, ecological toxicity and regulatory information

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Identifying information, including synonyms, ID numbers, use type, chemical classification, a link to a list of all products containing this chemical and a list of the top crops this pesticide is used on in California.
Signs and symptoms of poisoning, first aid, and links to treatment information for this chemical.
Link to information on toxicity to humans, including carcinogenicity, reproductive and developmental toxicity, neurotoxicity, and acute toxicity.
Links to world-wide registration status as well as regulatory information for the U.S. and California.
Water quality standards and physical properties affecting water contamination potential.
Toxicity to aquatic organisms.
List of chemicals in the same family, including breakdown products, salts, esters, isomers, and other derivatives.
 

Chemical Identification and Use for Sodium chromate

Basic Identification Information About This Chemical
Chemical Name: Sodium chromate
CAS Number: 7775-11-3
12680-48-7 (Two CAS numbers for the same chemical)
U.S. EPA PC Code: 068303
868303
CA DPR Chem Code: 1241
Molecular Weight: 162.02
Use Type: Wood Preservative
Chem Class: Heavy metal , Inorganic-Chromium(VI)
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Additional Resources About This Chemical Class and Use Type
 
Other Names for this Chemical
About Chemical Synonyms
(US EPA PC Code ) , (US EPA PC Code ) , 068303 (US EPA PC Code Text ) , 1241 (CA DPR Chem Code) ) , 12680-48-7 (CAS number) , 12680487 (CAS number without hyphens) , 7775-11-3 (CAS number) , 7775113 , 7775113 (CAS number without hyphens) , 868303 (US EPA PC Code Text ) , Chromic acid (H2CrO4), disodium salt , Cromato Sodico , Sodium chromate , SODIUM CHROMATE (CA DPR Chem Code Text ) , Sodiumchromate
 
Products Containing This Chemical
Current and historic U.S. registered products
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Signs and Symptoms of Sodium chromate Poisoning

NOTE! There may be other diseases and chemicals that have similar symptoms.

If you have a poisoning emergency in the United States call 1-800-222-1222.
If the victim has collapsed or is unconscious, call 911.

Symptoms of Sodium chromate Exposure from the International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC)

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NOTE! PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT!
General First Aid: IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!

Route of Exposure

Symptoms

First Aid

Inhalation Burning sensation. Cough. Sore throat. Wheezing. Fresh air rest. Refer for medical attention.
Skin Redness. Burning sensation. Remove contaminated clothes. First rinse with plenty of water then remove contaminated clothes and rinse again. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes Redness. Pain. First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible) then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Shock or collapse. Vomiting. Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
Notes for ICSC Information
The symptoms of asthma often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort. Rest and medical observation are therefore essential. Anyone who has shown symptoms of asthma due to this substance should avoid all further contact. Do NOT take working clothes home. Rinse contaminated clothes (fire hazard) with plenty of water. The recommendations on this Card also apply to sodium chromate tetrahydrate (CAS No. 10034-82-9).
 

Toxicity Information for Sodium chromate

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Summary Toxicity Information

PAN Bad Actor
Chemical
1
Acute
Toxicity
2
Carcinogen Cholinesterase
Inhibitor
Ground
Water Contaminant
Developmental or
Reproductive Toxin
Endocrine
Disruptor
No
 
Indicates high toxicity in the given toxicological category. Indicates no available weight-of-the-evidence summary assessment. For additional information on toxicity from scientific journals or registration documents, see the "Additional Resources for Toxicity " section of the chemical detail page.
1. PAN Bad Actors are chemicals that are one or more of the following: highly acutely toxic, cholinesterase inhibitor, known/probable carcinogen, known groundwater pollutant or known reproductive or developmental toxicant. NOTE! Because there are no authoritative lists of Endocrine Disrupting (ED) chemicals, EDs are not yet considered PAN Bad Actor chemicals.
2. The acute toxicity reported on this page is of the pure chemical ingredient only and may not reflect the acute toxicity of individual pesticide products. To view acute toxicity of individual products, click on 'View Products' link in the 'Chemical Identification' section above.

Detailed Toxicity Information

This Chemical
Parent Chemical 
Acute Toxicity 2
Sodium chromate Chromic acid
WHO Acute Hazard
TRI Acute Hazard
Material Safety Data Sheets
Acute rating from U.S. EPA product label
U.S. NTP Acute Toxicity Studies
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Cholinesterase Inhibitor
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Available
No Consensus Value
No NTP Studies

No
Not Listed
Not Listed
Highly Toxic
Highly Toxic
No NTP Studies

No
2. The acute toxicity reported on this page is of the pure chemical ingredient only and may not reflect the acute toxicity of individual pesticide products. To view acute toxicity of individual products, click on 'View Products' link in the 'Chemical Identification' section above.
 
Cancer Information
Sodium chromate Chromic acid
IARC Carcinogens
U.S. NTP Carcinogens
California Prop 65 Known Carcinogens
U.S. EPA Carcinogens
TRI Carcinogen
1, Known
Known
Yes
A, Known
Yes
1, Known
Known
Yes
Likely
Yes
 
Endocrine Disruption
Sodium chromate Chromic acid
Illinois EPA list
Keith list
Colborn list
Benbrook list
Danish Inert list
EU list
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 
Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity
Sodium chromate Chromic acid
CA Prop 65 Developmental Toxin
U.S. TRI Developmental Toxin
CA Prop 65 Female Reproductive Toxin
CA Prop 65 Male Reproductive Toxin
U.S. TRI Reproductive Toxin
Yes
Not Listed
Yes
Yes
Not Listed
Yes
Not Listed
Yes
Yes
Not Listed
 
Chemicals of Special Concern
Sodium chromate Chromic acid
PAN Bad Actors
PAN Dirty Dozen list
Yes
Not Listed
Yes
Not Listed
 

Water Pollution Potential and Criteria for Sodium chromate

Water Pollution Potential

This Chemical
Parent Chemical
  Sodium chromate Chromic acid
PAN Ground Water Contaminant Rating Insufficient Data Insufficient Data
 

Sorry, no water quality standards or criteria have been established for this chemical by the U.S. or Canadian governments; however, there may be criteria established for related chemicals.

 

Regulatory Information for Sodium chromate

International Regulatory Status

This Chemical
Parent Chemical 
 
UNEP Persistent Organic Pollutant (POP)
UNEP Prior Informed Consent Chemical (PIC)
WHO Obsolete Pesticide
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 

U.S. and California Regulatory Status

U.S. EPA Registered
U.S. EPA Hazardous Air Pollutant
U.S. EPA Minimum Risk Pesticide (25b list)

CA Registered
CA Groundwater Contaminant
CA Toxic Air Contaminant
No
Yes
No

No
Not Listed
HAPTAC, Indus
Yes
Yes
No

Yes
Not Listed
HAPTAC, Pesti
 

Maximum Tolerance and Residue Levels

Codex Alimentarius
   (UN FAO Maximum Residue Limits)
U.S. Maximum Tolerance Levels
European Union Maximum Residue Levels
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Ecotoxicity for Sodium chromate

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Aquatic Ecotoxicity

All Toxic Effects for Organism Group
Organism Group Effects Noted
Annelida Mortality
AquaticPlants Accumulation, Biochemistry, Enzyme(s), Genetics, Growth, Physiology
AquaticPlants Physiology
Crustaceans Accumulation, Development, Mortality, Physiology
Echinoderms Growth, Reproduction
Fish Accumulation, Behavior, Biochemistry, Enzyme(s), Growth, Histology, Mortality, No Effect Coded, Physiology
Fish Histology, Mortality
Fungi Population
Molluscs Accumulation, Mortality
NematodesandFlatworms Development, Intoxication, Mortality, Population, Reproduction
Phytoplankton Accumulation, Biochemistry, Enzyme(s), Physiology, Population
Zooplankton Accumulation, Development, Feeding Behavior, Histology, Intoxication, Mortality, Population, Reproduction
Zooplankton Histology, Intoxication, Physiology
~ Un-Assigned Accumulation, Development, Growth, Mortality
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Summary of Acute Toxicity for Organism Group
Organism Group Average Acute Toxicity Acute Toxicity Range
Crustaceans Slightly Toxic Slight to High Toxicity
Fish Slightly Toxic Not Acutely Toxic to Slightly Toxic
Molluscs Slightly Toxic Slight Toxicity
NematodesandFlatworms Slightly Toxic Slight Toxicity
Zooplankton Moderately Toxic Slight to Very High Toxicity
~ Un-Assigned Not Acutely Toxic Not Acutely Toxic
Fish Slightly Toxic Slight Toxicity
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Terrestrial Ecotoxicity

Summary of Acute Toxicity for Organism Group

Sorry, no honeybee acute toxicity data available for this chemical. Try related chemicals.

Note: Population-level effects on honeybees may occur even if a pesticide has low acute toxicity. For example, certain pesticides interfere with honeybee reproduction, ability to navigate, or temperature regulation, any of which can have an effect on long-term survival of honeybee colonies. The neonicotinoids, pyrethroids and keto-enol pesticides are some types of pesticides causing one or more of these effects.
Honeybee Chronic Toxicity

Sorry, no honeybee chronic toxicity data available for this chemical. Try related chemicals.

Related Chemicals for Sodium chromate

CAS Number Relation Reason Chemical Name Chem Detail Symptoms California Use Chem Use Type U.S. EPA Reg PAN Bad Actor
1333-82-0, 7738-94-5 Parent P Chromic acid View View View Wood Preservative Yes Yes
7788-98-9, 7789-09-5 Related 3 Ammonium dichromate View View View Wood Preservative No Yes
1066-30-4 Related 3 Chromic acetate View View View Wood Preservative No Yes
7440-47-3 Related 3 Chromium View View View No Yes
18540-29-9 Related 3 Chromium VI compounds View View View Wood Preservative Yes Yes
13548-42-0 Related 3 Copper chromate View View View No Yes
Related 3 Copper oxide chromate View View View No Yes
7789-00-6 Related 3 Potassium chromate View View View Wood Preservative No Yes
7778-50-9 Related 3 Potassium dichromate View View View Wood Preservative No Yes
7775-11-3, 12680-48-7 Related 3 Sodium chromate View View View Wood Preservative No Yes
10588-01-9 Related 3 Sodium dichromate View View View Wood Preservative No Yes
7789-12-0 Related 3 Sodium dichromate dihydrate View View View Wood Preservative Yes Yes
22323-45-1 Related 3 Zinc mercury chromate View View View Fungicide No Yes
 
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