Hexavalent Chromium Neutralizer

HexChecksTM Neutralizer is an easy to use, cleaning solution that is designed to instantly neutralize Hexavalent Chromium (Cr +6) ion, also called HexChrome.

HexChrome can enter the industrial area through many processes such as plating, blasting, and welding operation. HexChrome is a known carcinogen and must be detected and neutralized in unwanted areas to keep your workers safe.

Apply the HexChecksT Neutralizer solution on suspect area until wet via spray, cloth, or saturation. Let stand for 10 second, then wipe. After neutralizing, use a HexChecksTM Testing Swab to verify HexChrome has been neutralized.

Detect, Monitor, Eliminate.


Product Features

  • HexChecks Neutralizer neutralizers Cr(VI) into an inert and safely disposable compound.
  • Indefinite shelf life of dry product.

Technical Specifications

Description Capabilities/Value
Shelf Life of Mixed Product Effective for 90 days after being mixed
Chemical Neutralized Hexavalent Chromium Ions (CrO42-)
Neutralization Time 10 seconds

Product Benefits

  • Easily stored for extended periods between contracts that may introduce contamination.
  • Clean contaminated surfaces and equipment quickly.
  • Nonhazardous resultant can be disposed of easily though standard drains or trash receptacles.

Some major industrial sources of hexavalent chromium are,

Chromate pigments in dyes, paints, inks, and plastics,
Chromates added as anti-corrosive agents to paints, primers, and other surface coatings,
Chrome plating by depositing chromium metal onto an item’s surface using a solution of chromic acid,
Particles released during abrasive blasting or sanding of aerospace parts,
Fume from welding stainless steel or nonferrous chromium alloys,
Impurity present in Portland cement.
Stainless Steel Insulation elements used on engine or turbine parts


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