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Magnesium Chromate

    Name:
    Magnesium Chromate
    Detailed information:
    M Formula:MgCrO4•5H2O
     
    Properties:
    Small, readily soluble, yellow crystals.
     
    Use:
    Since it does not produce a fusible alkaline residue when thermally decomposed, it is used as a corrosion inhibitor in the water coolant of gas turbine engines. Insoluble basic magnesium chromates also are available. Their potential applications are in the treatment of light metal surfaces.
     
    Hazard:
    Toxic by ingestion.