chromic chloride

chromic chloride

[¦krō·mik ′klȯr‚īd]
(inorganic chemistry)
CrCl3 Crystals that are pinkish violet shimmering plates, almost insoluble in water, but easily soluble in presence of minute traces of chromous chloride; used in calico printing, as a mordant for cotton and silk.
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However, it is unable to ascertain the site of the leak; to do so, iodine 131 polyvinylpyrrolidine, iodine 125 polyvinylpyrrolidone, chromium 51-labelled albumin, chromium 51 chromic chloride, iodine 125 albumin, indium 111 chloride, indium-transferring Tc-99m diethylenetriaminepenta-acetic acid HSA, Tc-99m dextran, and Tc-99m human immunoglobulin have been used with success.