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7791-13-1 - Cobalt(II) chloride hexahydrate, 99.9% (metals basis) - 11344 - Alfa Aesar

11344 Cobalt(II) chloride hexahydrate, 99.9% (metals basis)

CAS Number
7791-13-1
Synonyms

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250g 71.32
1kg 234.79
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Cobalt(II) chloride hexahydrate, 99.9% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00149652
EINECS
231-589-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
Cl2Co•6H2O
Formula Weight
237.93 (129.84anhy)
Form
Crystalline
Melting point
87°
Density
1.924
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, acetone, ether and glycerol.

Applications

Cobalt(II) chloride hexahydrate is used as a humidity indicator in weather instruments. It finds use in electroplating of cobalt, in invisible ink, in organic chemistry and is a precursor to cobaltocene(bis (cyclopentadienyl) cobalt(II)).

Notes

m.p. 52-56° -4H{2}O, 100° -5H{2}O, 120-140° -6H{2}OIt should be used with adequate ventilation. It must be kept in tightly closed container.

Literature References

Ma, F.; Sun, M.; Zhang, K.; Wang, S. A ratiometric fluorescence sensor for highly selective and sensitive detection of mercuric ion. Sens. Actuat. B: Chem. 2015, 209, 377-383.

Fu, S.; Zhu, C.; Li, H.; Du, D.; Lin, Y. One-step synthesis of cobalt and nitrogen co-doped carbon nanotubes and their catalytic activity for the oxygen reduction reaction. J. Mater. Chem. A 2015, 3 (24), 12718-12722.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H334-H350-H360-H317-H341-H400-H410-H302-H313

May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. May cause cancer. May damage fertility or the unborn child. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Suspected of causing genetic defects. Very toxic to aquatic life. Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Harmful if swallowed. May be harmful in contact with skin.

Precautionary Statements: P285-P201-P261-P273-P280-P281-P342+P311-P301+P312-P405-P501a

In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection. Obtain special instructions before use. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,2437
Hazard Class
9
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
GG0200000

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