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10694 Cobalt(II) nitrate hexahydrate, Puratronic®, 99.999% (metals basis)

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10694-09 10g 84.90
10694-18 50g 303.00
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Cobalt(II) nitrate hexahydrate, Puratronic®, 99.999% (metals basis)


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
291.04 (182.94anhy)
Wet Crystalline Aggregates
Melting point
Refractive Index
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in water, alcohol, acetone and ammonia.


It is used in the preparation of metallic cobalt and cobalt based dyes and pigments. It is a precursor for the preparation of catalyst for use in certain organic reactions. It finds use in catalysis, vitamin preparations, and porcelain decoration.


Stable. Deliquescent in humid air. Strong oxidizer. Incompatible with reducing agents. On heating it gets dehydrated to form the trihydrate, and on further heating, it becomes monohydrate.

Literature References

Yan, W.; Wang, D.; Botte, G. G. Nickel and Cobalt Bimetallic Hydroxide Catalysts for Urea Electro-oxidation. Electrochim. Acta 2012, 61, 25-30.

Sokol, V. I.; Davydov, V. V.; Sergienko, V. S.; Polyakova, E. I.; Shklyaev, Yu. V. Synthesis, structure, and physicochemical characteristics of the cobalt(II) nitrate complex with α-(3,3-dimethyl-3,4-dihydroisoquinolyl-1)hydroxyiminoacetonitrile [Co(LH)(L)(NO3 )]. Russ. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 60 (5), 560-565.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H272-H302+H332-H317-H318-H334-H341-H350i-H360F

May intensify fire; oxidizer. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if inhaled. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Causes serious eye damage. May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. Suspected of causing genetic defects. May cause cancer by inhalation. May damage fertility.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P210-P220-P221-P261-P264b-P270-P271-P272-P280g-P281-P285-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P310-P330-P333+P313-P342+P311-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials. Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves. Use personal protective equipment as required. In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation or rash occurs: If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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