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10108-64-2 - Cadmium chloride, anhydrous, 99.99% (metals basis) - 11860 - Alfa Aesar

11860 Cadmium chloride, anhydrous, 99.99% (metals basis)

CAS Number
10108-64-2
Synonyms

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25g 77.49
100g 211.50
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Cadmium chloride, anhydrous, 99.99% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00010916
EINECS
233-296-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
CdCl2
Formula Weight
183.32
Form
Powder
Melting point
568°
Boiling Point
960°
Density
4.047
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Highly soluble in water. Soluble in dimethyl sulfoxide. Slightly soluble in alcohol.

Applications

Cadmium chloride is a precursor material for cadmium sulfide, which is a brilliant yellow pigment known as Cadmium Yellow. It is mainly utilized in dyeing, pigments, photocopying and electroplating of cadmium. It is a mild Lewis acid, and can form tetrachlorocadmium species. It is used in the preparation of organocadmium compounds, such as dialkyl or diaryl cadmium, which are useful for the synthesis of ketones.

Notes

It is non-flammable, stable compound and hygroscopic in nature.

Literature References

Chaudhuri, S.; Kundu, S.; Biswas, M. K.; Weyhermüller, T.; Ghosh, P. Mononuclear zinc(II), cadmium(II), cobalt(III) and di-nuclear nickel(II) complexes of a 14pi electron diimine ligand: Syntheses, structures, photoluminescence and DFT investigations. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2015, 430, 199-207.

Gaur, R.; Jeevanandam, P. Evolution of different morphologies of CdS nanoparticles by thermal decomposition of bis(thiourea)cadmium chloride in various solvents. J. Nanopart. Res. 2015, 17, 156 -168.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H330-H340-H350-H360-H372-H400-H410

Toxic if swallowed. Fatal if inhaled. May cause genetic defects. May cause cancer. May damage fertility or the unborn child. Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure. Very toxic to aquatic life. Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P284-P201-P273-P301+P310-P304+P340-P320-P330-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear respiratory protection. Obtain special instructions before use. Avoid release to the environment. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Specific treatment is urgent (see label). Rinse mouth. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,1617
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EV0175000

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