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10049-05-5 - Chromium(II) chloride, anhydrous, 97% - Chromous chloride - L14342 - Alfa Aesar

L14342 Chromium(II) chloride, anhydrous, 97%

CAS Number
10049-05-5
Synonyms
Chromous chloride

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 52.40
25g 189.00
100g 515.00
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Chromium(II) chloride, anhydrous, 97%

MDL
MFCD00010947
EINECS
233-163-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
CrCl2
Formula Weight
122.90
Melting point
824°
Density
2.878
Sensitivity
Air & Moisture Sensitive
Solubility
Soluble in water. Insoluble in alcohol and ether.

Applications

Chromium(II) chloride is used as a precursor to other inorganic and organometallic chromium complexes. It is a reagent in the Nozaki-Hiyama-Kishi reaction. It is also used in the Takai olefination to prepare vinyl iodides from aldehydes in the presence of iodoform.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, water and active metals.

Literature References

Sun, L.; Brennecke, J. F. Characterization of Imidazolium Chloride Ionic Liquids Plus Trivalent Chromium Chloride for ChromiumElectroplating. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2015, 54 (17), 4879-4890.

Ai, P.; Danopoulos, A. A.; Braunstein, P. N-Phosphanyl- and N,N'-Diphosphanyl-Substituted N-Heterocyclic Carbene Chromium Complexes: Synthesis, Structures, and Catalytic Ethylene Oligomerization. Organometallics 2015, 34 (16), 4109-4116.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H314-H318

Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P260u-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dusts or mists. 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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,2244
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
GB5250000

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