What is it?
Gold Chloride is a metal compound with many types of uses.

How can I avoid it?
Avoidance requires reading the product labels, package inserts, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer. 

Uses:
  • Ceramics and porcelain
  • Dental materials
  • Gilding of glass
  • Gold plating inks
  • Jewelry
  • Medications (oral and IM gold)
  • Photography

Other names for gold chloride:
  • Chloroauric acide
  • Gold trichloride
  • Gold chloride HCl
  • AuCl

How safe is it?

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