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Potassium Chromate

Oxide Analysis Formula
K2O 48.50% 1.00
Cr2O3 51.50% 0.66
Oxide Weight 194.23
Formula Weight 194.23


A soluble crystalline bright yellow powder. It is used to introduce Chromium oxide into low temperature glazes to achieve colors such as red. The chromium is more effectively dispersed because it is combined with potassium.

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Materials Potassium Dichromate
Hazards Chromium Compounds Toxicology
Typecodes Colorant
Metallic based materials that impart fired color to glazes and bodies.
Potassium Dichromate at ilo.og

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