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Potassium Dichromate MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Potassium Dichromate
Tree Number(s)
D01.220.150.650
D01.745.650
Unique ID
D011192
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011192
Annotation
an astringent, caustic, antiseptic & dye
Scope Note
Chromic acid (H2Cr2O7), dipotassium salt. A compound having bright orange-red crystals and used in dyeing, staining, tanning leather, as bleach, oxidizer, depolarizer for dry cells, etc. Medically it has been used externally as an astringent, antiseptic, and caustic. When taken internally, it is a corrosive poison.
Entry Term(s)
K2Cr2O7
Potassium Bichromate
Pharm Action
Caustics
Coloring Agents
Registry Number
T4423S18FM
Related Numbers
7778-50-9
CAS Type 1 Name
Chromic acid (H2Cr2O7), dipotassium salt
Previous Indexing
Chromates (1969-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CHROMATES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under CHROMATES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Potassium Dichromate Preferred
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