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20765-98-4 - Rhodium(III) chloride hydrate, Rh 38.5-45.5% - Rhodium trichloride hydrate - 11032 - Alfa Aesar

11032 Rhodium(III) chloride hydrate, Rh 38.5-45.5%

CAS Number
20765-98-4
Synonyms
Rhodium trichloride hydrate

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0.25g 86.43
1g 289.80
5g 1305.90
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Rhodium(III) chloride hydrate, Rh 38.5-45.5%

MDL
MFCD00149839

Chemical Properties

Formula
RhCl3•xH2O
Formula Weight
209.26(anhy)
Form
Crystalline
Melting point
100° dec.
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in alcohol and water. Slightly soluble in acetone.

Applications

Rhodium(III) chloride hydrate is used as a catalyst to prepare acetic acid. It is also used as a catalyst for reduction, oxidation of alkenes, hydration of acetylene and isomerization of alkenes. It is involved in the hydrosilylation of alfa,beta-unsaturated esters to form dimethylketene trimethylsilyl acetals.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids and bases.

Literature References

Hakeem, A. A.; Rajendran, J.; Kapteijn, F.; Makkee, M. Effect of rhodium on the water-gas shift performance of Fe2O3/ZrO2 and CeO2/ZrO2: Influence of rhodium precursor. Catal. Today 2015, 242, 168-177.

Hernández, J. G.; Bolm, C. [Cp* RhCl2]2: mechanosynthesis and applications in C-H bond functionalisations under ball-milling conditions. Chem. Commun. 2015, 51 (63), 12582-12584.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H318-H290-H341-H302

Causes serious eye damage. May be corrosive to metals. Suspected of causing genetic defects. Harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P280-P281-P305+P351+P338-P310-P301+P312-P308+P313-P405-P406-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Store locked up. Store in corrosive resistant container with a resistant inner liner. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,8188
Harmonized Tariff Code
2843.90
TSCA
Yes

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