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39406 Decamethylferrocene, 99%

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
39406-MD 250mg 47.80
39406-03 1g 145.00
39406-06 5g 655.00
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Decamethylferrocene, 99%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
298-300° subl.
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Air Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Insoluble in water.


Decamethylferrocene is used as a superior internal reference redox standard to ferrocene in voltammetric and amperometric titrations. It is used as photocathode for the detection of barium fluoride scintillation light.


Air and moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Branch, J. A.; Cook, D. A.; Bartlett, P. N. Electrochemical studies of decamethylferrocene in supercritical carbon dioxide mixtures. Phy. Chem. Chem. Phy. 2015, 17 (1), 261-267.

Astruc, D.; Ruiz, J. On the Redox Chemistry of Ferrocenes and Other Iron Sandwich Complexes and Its Applications. J. Inorg. Organomet. Polym. Mater. 2015, 25 (3), 330-338.

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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Harmonized Tariff Code


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