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11887 Potassium hexachloroiridate(III) hydrate, Ir 32.8% min

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
11887-03 1g 81.70
11887-06 5g 363.00
11887-14 25g 1635.00
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Potassium hexachloroiridate(III) hydrate, Ir 32.8% min


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Crystalline powder
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in water.


Potassium hexachloroiridate(III) hydrate is used to prepare other iridium compounds. It is used as a redox mediator to visualize human finger prints on a poly(vinylidene difluoride) membrane by scanning electrochemical microscopy.


Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, acids, bases and organic materials.

Literature References

Battistel, D.; Baldi, F.; Gallo, M.; Faleri, C.; Daniele, S. Characterisation of biosynthesised silver nanoparticles by scanning electrochemical microscopy (SECM) and voltammetry. Talanta 2015, 132, 294-300.

Meng, L.; Iacobini, J. G.; Joseph, M. B.; Macpherson, J. V.; Newton, M. E. Laser heated boron doped diamond electrodes: effect of temperature on outer sphere electron transfer processes. Faraday Discuss. 2014, 172, 421-438.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H304-H312+H332-H315-H319-H335

May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways. Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P264b-P271-P280-P301+P310-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P331-P332+P313-P362-P501c

Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Do NOT induce vomiting. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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