3M CHROMATECHECK SWABS, 8/PK
3M™ ChromateCheck™ Swabs for the detection of hexavalent chromium (Cr (VI)) ions , 8/pk
Item Number: 3M-CC8S
Manufacturer PN: CC8S
3M™ ChromateCheck™ Swabs are an instant field test for the detection of hexavalent chromium (Cr (VI)) ions also called Chrome (VI) on any surface. Chemicals containing hexavalent chromium ions are frequently used in industry. Cr (VI) can enter the environment through many processes such as, but not limited to, cooling towers and water plants, plating operations, the tanning industry, and from paint pigments.
When 3M™ ChromateCheck™ Swabs come in contact with hexavalent chromium, the Swab tip turns a pink/purple color. The intensity of the color development is directly related to hexavalent chromium content. Each kit contains 8 Swabs and instruction sheet with color guide.
Sensitivity: < 0.1 microgram on solid surfaces
Specificity: Specific for hexavalent chromium ions (CrO42-)
Stability: Indefinite shelf life
Interferences: Contact 3M for more information
How to Test Plated Surfaces
How to Test Lead Chromate Paints
Additional Information Available
Sample Color Chart