Hexavalent chromium CR(VI) testing and analysis.

Intertek provides testing for chromium-six (Hexavalent Cr, hex-chrom), and certification and compliance services associated with restricted substances, RoHS, ELV, WEEE, and other regulations. Intertek laboratories test products, parts and components for trace levels of hexavalent chromium and many other chemical compounds. Hexavalent Chromium is also known as "chromium six", "hexa-chrome ", CR-VI and Chromium IV.

Chemicals and materials tested for Hexavalent Chromium content:

  • Paint, Ink, Plastics Pigments: Lead chromate (chrome yellow, chrome green, molybdenum orange), Zinc chromate, Barium chromate, Calcium chromate, Potassium dichromate, Sodium chromate.
  • Coatings, Platings: Chromic trioxide (chromic acid), Zinc chromate, Barium chromate, Calcium chromate, Sodium chromate, Strontium chromate
  • Stainless Steel: Hexavalent chromium Cr(VI) compounds
  • Textile Dyes: Ammonium dichromate, Potassium chromate, Potassium dichromate, Sodium chromate
  • Wood Preservation: Chromium trioxide
  • Leather Tanning: Ammonium dichromate
  • Many other materials are also tested for Hexavalent Chromium.
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