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12778 cis-Bis(2,2'-bipyridine)dichlororuthenium(II) dihydrate, Ru 19% min

CAS Number
cis-Dichlorobis(2,2'-bipyridine)ruthenium(II) dihydrate

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12778-03 1g 105.00
12778-06 5g 471.00
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cis-Bis(2,2'-bipyridine)dichlororuthenium(II) dihydrate, Ru 19% min


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
520.38 (484.35anhy)
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in water.


cis-Bis(2,2'-bipyridine)dichlororuthenium(II) dihydrate is used in the preparation of [Ru(m-) 2,2'-bipyridine)3]2+(PF6-)2. It is also involved in the preparation of an intermediate for the development of nanocomposite junctions with gold nanoparticles.


Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, halogens and alkali metals.

Literature References

Li, P.; Jin, Z.; Zhao, M.; Xu, Y.; Guo, Y.; Xiao, D. Self-enhanced electrogenerated chemiluminescence of ruthenium(ii) complexes conjugated with Schiff bases. Dalton Trans. 2015, 44 (5), 2208-2216.

Leem, G.; Morseth, Z. A.; Puodziukynaite, E.; Jiang, J.; Fang, Z.; Gilligan, A. T.; Reynolds, J. R.; Papanikolas, J. M.; Schanze, K. S. Light Harvesting and Charge Separation in a pi-Conjugated Antenna Polymer Bound to TiO2. J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118 (49), 28535-28541.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-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 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. 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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