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A14436 Copper(I) oxide, 97%

CAS Number
1317-39-1
Synonyms
Cuprous oxide

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A14436-22 100g 14.70
A14436-36 500g 41.90
A14436-0E 2500g 157.00
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Air Sensitive. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
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: H302+H332-H318

Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if inhaled. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P312-P330-P501c

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 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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

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

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