Iron Chromate
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Iron Chromate


Item #: CH-FECR

Quantity Discounts:
Qty: Unit Price:
5 $1.95
10 $1.75
50 $1.00
100 $0.82

Priced per pound. Quantity discounts are available.

Iron chromate (FeCrO3) is a brownish powder that creates darker colors when added as a colorant to engobes, slips and underglazes. As a colorant, it typically produces grays, by itself. Iron chromate can produce additional colors when mixed with other chemicals, as well, as is detailed below:

Iron chromate + cobalt or magnesium = blacks
Iron chromate + tin = pinks, reds
Iron chromate + zinc = browns

Suggested concentrations of iron in slips and glazes are as follows:

0.5 - 8% in slips
up to 15% in glazes

Iron chromate is highly toxic if absorbed through the skin, inhaled or ingested. Please use protective coverings when working with this chemical.