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7791-13-1 - Cobalt(II) chloride hexahydrate, 98% - Cobaltous chloride hexahydrate - A16346 - Alfa Aesar

A16346 Cobalt(II) chloride hexahydrate, 98%

CAS Number
7791-13-1
Synonyms
Cobaltous chloride hexahydrate

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 19.98
250g 60.15
1000g 186.43
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Cobalt(II) chloride hexahydrate, 98%

MDL
MFCD00149652
EINECS
231-589-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
Cl2Co•6H2O
Formula Weight
237.93 (129.84anhy)
Melting point
87°
Density
1.924
Solubility
Soluble in water, ether, acetone and alcohol.

Applications

Cobalt(II) chloride hexahydrate is widely used as a drying agent in painting and coloring agents for glass ceramics. It is an excellent indicator for water in dessicants as well as an indicator for silica gel dryer. It helps in electroplating. It acts as an inducer of HIF-1 production used to study apoptotic effects in HepG2 cells.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and metals.

Literature References

Kimer, J. T.; Elliott, C. M. Are High-Potential Cobalt Tris(bipyridyl) Complexes Sufficiently Stable to Be Efficient Mediators in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells? Synthesis, Characterization, and Stability Tests. J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119 (31), 17502-17514.

Parmentier, D.; Hoogerstraete, T. V.; Metz, S. J.; Binnemans, K.; Kroon, M. C. Selective Extraction of Metals from Chloride Solutions with the Tetraoctylphosphonium Oleate Ionic Liquid. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2015, 54 (18), 5149-5158.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H334-H350-H360-H317-H341-H400-H410-H302-H313

May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. May cause cancer. May damage fertility or the unborn child. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Suspected of causing genetic defects. Very toxic to aquatic life. Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Harmful if swallowed. May be harmful in contact with skin.

Precautionary Statements: P285-P201-P261-P273-P280-P281-P342+P311-P301+P312-P405-P501a

In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection. Obtain special instructions before use. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,2437
Hazard Class
9
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
GG0200000

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