Sodium Chromate is a yellow crystalline odourless chemical used mainly in the production of chemicals, inks, paints and as the wood preservative. Sodium Chromate is a toxic and carcinogenic chemical compound that is a corrosion inhibitor in the petroleum industry.
Properties Of Sodium Chromate
|Chemical Formula||Na2CrO4 or CrNa2O4|
|Molecular Weight||161.972 g/mol|
|Chemical Name||Chromic acid, (Na2CrO4), disodium salt, Chromium disodium oxide
|Melting Point||792 °C|
|Solubility||Slightly soluble in ethanol|
Sodium Chromate Structural Formula
Sodium Chromate features an orthorhombic crystalline structure. It is used as an oxidant, converting primary alcohols to carboxylic acids and secondary alcohols to ketones. The structural representation of Sodium Chromate is as shown in the figure below.
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