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46430 Chloro(cyclopentadienyl)bis(triphenylphosphine)ruthenium(II) ethanol adduct

CAS Number
Cyclopentadienylbis(triphenylphosphine)ruthenium(II) chloride

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46430-03 1g 57.50
46430-06 5g 234.00
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Chloro(cyclopentadienyl)bis(triphenylphosphine)ruthenium(II) ethanol adduct


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Crystalline solid
Melting point
135° dec.
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Air Sensitive. Store under Argon. Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in water.


Cyclopentadienylbis(triphenylphosphine)ruthenium Chloride is used as an efficient transfer hydrogenation catalyst. It is used in the formation of indoles, isoquinolines and quinolines.


Store at room temperature. Incompatible with oxidizing agents. Air and moisture sensitive.

Literature References

Antonio Romerosa.; Tatiana Campos-Malpartida.; Chaker Lidrissi.; Mustapha Saoud.; Manuel Serrano-Ruiz.; Maurizio Peruzzini.; Jose Antonio Garrido-Cárdenas.; Federico García-Maroto. Synthesis, Characterization, and DNA Binding of New Water-Soluble Cyclopentadienyl Ruthenium(II) Complexes Incorporating Phosphines.Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45 (3),1289-1298.

Hei Shing Chu.; Chak Po Lau.; Kwok Yin Wong. Intramolecular N-H···H-Ru Proton-Hydride Interaction in Ruthenium Complexes with (2-(Dimethylamino)ethyl)cyclopentadienyl and (3-(Dimethylamino)propyl)cyclopentadienyl Ligands. Hydrogenation of CO2 to Formic Acid via the N-H···H-Ru Hydrogen-Bonded Complexes. Organometallics. 1998, 17 (13),2768-2777.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H312-H315-H319-H332-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. Harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. 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 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. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code


  • A13742

    Acetone-1,3-dicarboxylic acid, 97%
  • L19126

    Dichloro(p-cymene)ruthenium(II) dimer, 98%
  • 87899

    Bis(cyclopentadienyl)nickel, dry
  • 46629


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