potassium chromate


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potassium chromate

K2CrO4, carcinogenic lemon-yellow crystals used as a dye and furniture stain, in manufacture of batteries, in photography, and in laboratories to preserve tissue.
CAS # 7789-00-6
See also: potassium
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Result shows that potassium chromate ([Cr.sup.VI]) produced toxic effect on haematological parameters such as total erythrocyte count, total leucocyte count, haematocrit value, haemoglobin% and clotting time in broiler chicks in dose dependent manner after 30 day of consecutive oral treatment.
The second study reported that depletion of MLH1 or MSH2 in normal lung cells decreased the formation of CREST(-) micronuclei and DNA double strand breaks after potassium chromate exposure (33).