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12537 Cobalt(II) 2,4-pentanedionate

CAS Number
Cobalt(II) acetylacetonate

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
12537-18 50g 49.20
12537-30 250g 173.00
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Cobalt(II) 2,4-pentanedionate


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in water.


Cobalt(II) 2,4-pentanedionate is used as an important catalyst for organic reactions. It is also used as paint dryer.


Hygroscopic. Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and halogens.

Literature References

Leroux, C.; Bendahan, M.; Madigou, V.; Ajroudi, L.; Mliki, N. Nanoparticles of Cobalt Ferrite for NH3 Sensing. Sensors and Transducers 2014, 27 (5), 239-243.

Baliyan, A.; Fukuda, T.; Hayasaki, Y.; Uchida, T.; Nakajima, Y.; Hanajiri, T.; Maekawa, T. CoFe2O4 nanoparticles as a catalyst: synthesis of a forest of vertically aligned CNTs of uniform diameters by plasma-enhanced CVD. J. Nanopart. Res. 2013, 15 (6), 1-9.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H317-H318-H334-H341-H350

Harmful if swallowed. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Causes serious eye damage. May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. Suspected of causing genetic defects. May cause cancer.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P264b-P270-P272-P280g-P281-P285-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P341-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P310-P330-P333+P313-P342+P311-P363-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves. Use personal protective equipment as required. In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory 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 INHALED: If breathing is difficult, 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. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation or rash occurs: If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code


  • A18762

    Manganese(II) 2,4-pentanedionate
  • 10526

    Platinum(II) 2,4-pentanedionate, Pt 48.0% min
  • 12534

    Iron(III) 2,4-pentanedionate
  • 12536

    Cobalt(III) 2,4-pentanedionate
  • 18811

    Nickel(II) 2,4-pentanedionate, 95%

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