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47176 Chromium(II) chloride, 99.9% (metals basis)

CAS Number
10049-05-5
Synonyms
Chromous chloride

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47176-03 1g 28.10
47176-06 5g 72.20
47176-14 25g 252.00
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Chromium(II) chloride, 99.9% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00010947
EINECS
233-163-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
Cl2Cr
Formula Weight
122.9
Form
-80 Mesh Powder
Melting point
824°
Density
2.878
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Air Sensitive. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water. Insoluble in alcohol and ether.

Applications

Chromium(II) chloride is used in the condensation of aldehydes with trisubstituted chloroalkenes as well as in the synthesis of a highly active precatalyst for ethylene oligimerization. Further uses of chromium(II) chloride include the conversion of terminal olefins into trans-iodocyclopropanes (in conjunction with iodoform and tetraethyl ethylenediamine) with excellent results; generating bis(indenyl)chromium dimers and other various related products.

Notes

Handle under dry protective gas. Store at room temperature.

Literature References

Kazuhiko Takai.; Keizo Kimura.; Tooru Kuroda.; Tamejiro Hiyama.; Hitosi Nozaki. Selective grignard-type carbonyl addition of alkenyl halides mediated by chromium(II) chloride. Tetrahedron Lett. 1983, 24 (47),5281-5284.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+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. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,2244
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
GB5250000

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