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L14342 Chromium(II) chloride, anhydrous, 97%

CAS Number
10049-05-5
Synonyms
Chromous chloride

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L14342-06 5g 56.20
L14342-14 25g 203.00
L14342-22 100g 551.00
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Air Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
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-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

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 protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,2244
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
GB5250000

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