Chrome Alum

(BAN, rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Chromium Potassium Sulfate; Chromium Potassium Sulphate; Cromo, alumbre de.
Chemical formula: KCr(SO4)2,12H2O = 499.4.
CAS — 10141-00-1 (anhydrous chrome alum); 7788-990 (chromium potassium sulfate dodecahydrate).

💊 Profile

Chrome alum is used in leather tanning, as a mordant in dyeing, and for hardening gelatin in photographic materials. It has been used as a sclerosant in medicine.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Skleremo†; Braz.: Varikromo†; Fr.: Scleremo.
Published March 17, 2019.