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Potassium Dichromate
« on: October 04, 2011, 04:11:31 AM »
I accidentally spilled potassium dichromate in sulfuric acid with diethyl ether on my hands today. It was diluted though. The moment I realised it, I instinctively turned on the tap and ran it through for quite a long time. However, I know that potassium dichromate is a very dangerous carcinogenic. Will I get cancer and die now?

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Re: Potassium Dichromate
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2011, 04:35:17 AM »
There are not many things that are carcinogenic enough to be dangerous after one limited exposition. Your chances of dying after an airplane crashes on your head are much larger than dying of cancer because of what have happened.
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