Potassium Dichromate, 100gm For Sale
Our laboratory-grade potassium dichromate appears as vivid orange crystals with a metallic, bitter taste.
Also known as Potassium bichromate, it is water-soluble but alcohol-insoluble. It is a potent oxidizer and a fire hazard when in contact with organic materials. Extremely toxic if consumed.
Potassium dichromate is the compound of choice for decontaminating laboratory glassware of all conceivable organic substances.
To speed up the aging process of cherry, walnut, and mahogany wood, furniture manufacturers use diluted potassium dichromate.
In addition to electroplating, printing, dying, and leather tanning are additional common applications.