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15525-64-1 - Silver 2,4-pentanedionate, 98% - Silver acetylacetonate - H55131 - Alfa Aesar

H55131 Silver 2,4-pentanedionate, 98%

CAS Number
Silver acetylacetonate

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 48.40
5g 185.00
25g 806.00
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Silver 2,4-pentanedionate, 98%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
100° dec.
Light, Air & Moisture Sensitive
Soluble in water.


Silver 2,4-pentanedionate is used to make silver impregnated nanocrystalline metal oxides, with special emphasis on aluminum oxide. It is used as a cationization reagent in combination with polar matrices such as 2,5-dihydroxybenzoic acid.


Air, light and moisture sensitive. Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Krenek, T.; Duchek, P.; Urbanova, M.; Pokorna, D.; Bezdicka, P.; Jakubec, I.; Pola, M.; Cerstvy, R.; Kovarik, T.; Galikova, A.; Pola, J. Thermal co-decomposition of silver acetylacetonate and tin(II) hexafluoroacetylacetonate: Formation of carbonaceous Ag/AgxSn(x = 4 and 6.7)/SnO2 composites. Thermochim. Acta 2013, 566, 92-99.

Kim, C.; Kwon, Y.; Lee, H. Shape effect of Ag-Ni binary nanoparticles on catalytic hydrogenation aided by surface plasmons. Chem. Commun. 2015, 51 (61), 12316-12319.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H312-H332-H315-H319-H351-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P260u-P201-P280h-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310a-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves/clothing. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code


  • A14610

    Tin(II) chloride dihydrate, 98%
  • A16202

    Tin(II) chloride, anhydrous, 98%
  • A16281

    Zinc chloride, anhydrous, 98+%
  • 12535

    Copper(II) 2,4-pentanedionate hydrate
  • 18811

    Nickel(II) 2,4-pentanedionate, 95%

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