Basic Chromic Chloride Powder

Basic Chromic Chloride Powder


Chromic Chloride is used as an intermediate in the manufacture of chromium compounds, vapor chromium plating, waterproofing compounds, as a mordant in textile dyeing, and as a cross linking agent.

Chemical Properties


  • Cr5(OH)6Cl9 –  XH2O

CAS Number

  • 50925-66-1

Typical Analysis

  • Trivalent Chrome Cr(III) – 29.0 – 33.0%
  • Chloride Cl – 33 – 39%
  • H2O Insolubles – 0.25% Max
  • Hexavalent Chrome Cr(VI) – None Detected <0.0001%
  • Basicity* – 33 – 43%

Basicity – Percent of charge on chrome displaced by hydroxyl ion.


  • Green Powder
McGean Product & Packaging

Standard Package

  • 150 pound fiber drum; 4 per pallet
  • 225 pound plastic drum; 4 per pallet

Part Number

  • 35200
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Basic Chromic Chloride Powder

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