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12457 Copper(II) chloride, anhydrous, 98% min

CAS Number
7447-39-4
Synonyms

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12457-18 50g 23.50
12457-30 250g 41.20
12457-A1 1kg 110.00
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Copper(II) chloride, anhydrous, 98% min

MDL
MFCD00010972
EINECS
231-210-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
CuCl2
Formula Weight
134.45
Form
Powder
Melting point
620°
Boiling Point
993° dec.
Density
3.386
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Air Sensitive. Store under Argon.
Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, acetone and hot sulfuric acid.

Applications

Isomerization and cracking catalyst, mordant in dyeing and printing fabrics, in electroplating baths for plating Cu on Al, in photography as a fixer, as a pigment for glass and ceramic.Copper(II) chloride is used as a co-catalyst with palladium(II) chloride used in the Wacker process to prepare ethanol from ethane. It acts as an effective catalyst for the tetrahydropyranylation of alcohols. It is involved in the production of vinyl chloride and dichloroethane as well as in the chlorination of aromatic hydrocarbons. It acts as deodorizing and desulfurizing agent in the petroleum industry, a mordant in textiles industry and in electrotyping baths for plating copper.

Notes

>300° partial decomposition to CuCl and Cl{2}. Hygroscopic. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible withstrong bases and alkali metals.

Literature References

Casiello, M.; Monopoli, A.; Cotugno, P.; Milella, A.; Dell Anna, M. M.; Ciminale, F.; Nacci, A. Copper( II ) chloride-catalyzed oxidative carbonylation of glycerol to glycerol carbonate. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2014, 381, 99-106.

Kothandapani, J.; Ganesan, A.; Vairaprakash, P.; Ganesan, S. S. Copper(II) chloride assisted aryl exchange in arylmethanes: a simple and efficient route to triarylmethane derivatives. Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56 (17), 2238-2242.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H312-H315-H318

Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P264b-P270-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P305+P351+P338-P310-P312-P330-P332+P313-P362-P501c

Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face 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 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. Rinse mouth. 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

Other References

Merck
14,2633
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
GL7000000

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