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H55131 Silver 2,4-pentanedionate, 98%

CAS Number
Silver acetylacetonate

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
H55131-03 1g 51.90
H55131-06 5g 193.00
H55131-14 25g 823.00
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Silver 2,4-pentanedionate, 98%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
100° dec.
Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold. Moisture Sensitive. Air Sensitive. Light Sensitive. Store under Argon.
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-H315-H319-H332-H335-H351

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

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280i-P281-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. 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 eye/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. 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. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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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