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1317-39-1 - Copper(I) oxide, 97% - Cuprous oxide - A14436 - Alfa Aesar

A14436 Copper(I) oxide, 97%

CAS Number
1317-39-1
Synonyms
Cuprous oxide

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 13.91
500g 38.42
2500g 112.00
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Copper(I) oxide, 97%

MDL
MFCD00010974
EINECS
215-270-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
Cu2O
Formula Weight
143.08
Melting point
1235°
Boiling Point
1800° dec.
Density
6.0
Sensitivity
Air & Moisture Sensitive
Solubility
Insoluble in water. Dissolves in concentrated ammonia.

Applications

It is used as a catalyst in decarboxylation reactions of arylacetic acids and of malonic acids under mild conditions. It is also used in batteries and electrodes, ceramic colorant, catalyst, purification of hydrogen, reagent in analytical chemistry, metallurgical and welding fluxes. It finds its application also as an antifouling agent for marine paints and in Benedict's Test. It is used to provide a source supplemental elemental copper.

Notes

Air and moisture sensitive. Store away from air, water/moisture and oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

Jay A. Young. Copper(I) Oxide, Cu2O.J. Chem. Educ.,2003,80(3), 257.

Brian W. Robinson, et al.Quantitative preparation of sulfur dioxide, for sulfur-34/sulfur-32 analyses, from sulfides by combustion with cuprous oxide.Anal. Chem.,1975,47(7), 1179-1181.

Catalyst in decarboxylation reactions of arylacetic acids: Tetrahedron, 40, 3229 (1984); and of malonic acids under mild conditions: Synthesis, 1029 (1986). For oxidative decarboxylation of carboxylic acids to give aldehydes and ketones, see: Tetrahedron Lett., 25, 3819 (1984).

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H400-H410-H302

Very toxic to aquatic life. Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P273-P264-P270-P301+P312-P330-P391-P501a

Avoid release to the environment. Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Collect spillage. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,2664
Hazard Class
9
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2825.50
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
GL8050000

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