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Alfa Aesar™ Cobalt(II) chloride, anhydrous, 97%

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7646-79-9
Cl2Co
MFCD00010938
cobalt ii chloride,cobaltchloride,cobalt chloride 0.1 m solution,cobalt ii chloride, anhydrous,cobalt ii-chloride,curator_000013,cobalt chloride anhydrous,wln: co g2,cobalt-ii-chloride
7646-79-9
Cl2Co
MFCD00010938
cobalt ii chloride,cobaltchloride,cobalt chloride 0.1 m solution,cobalt ii chloride, anhydrous,cobalt ii-chloride,curator_000013,cobalt chloride anhydrous,wln: co g2,cobalt-ii-chloride
Applications
Cobalt(II) chloride is used in humidity indicator in weather instruments. In the anhydrous form, it finds use in electroplating of cobalt, in organic chemistry and is a precursor to cobaltocene, (bis(cyclopentadienyl)cobalt(II), which is a good reducing agent. It also serves as a Lewis acid. Cobalt chloride is an indicator for water in desiccants, owing to the reversible hydration/dehydration coupled with distinct color change. Cobalt chloride is useful for producing invisible ink as it turns blue when heated and becomes invisible once it gets cooled. Cobalt(II) chloride catalyzes cross coupling of aryl halides or vinyl halides with aryl grignard reagents in excellent yields.

Solubility
Freely soluble in water and methanol. Soluble in alcohol, acetone, ether, glycerol, and pyridine.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Linear Formula CoCl2
UN Number UN3077
Merck Index 14,2437
Solubility Information Freely soluble in water and methanol. Soluble in alcohol,acetone,ether,glycerol,and pyridine.
Formula Weight 129.84
Percent Purity 97%
Density 3.367
Odor Odorless
Sensitivity Hygroscopic
Boiling Point 1049°C
Melting Point 735°C
Quantity 25g
Chemical Name or Material Cobalt(II) chloride, anhydrous
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GHS H Statement
H334-H350-H360-H341-H302-H317
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
May cause cancer.
May damage fertility or the unborn child.
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.

P201-P202-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P272-P280g-P281-P285-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P310-P330-P333+P313-P342+P311-P363-P501c

H302+H332-H317-H318-H334-H335-H341-H350i-H360F-H373

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 9; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, SOLID, N.O.S.

EINECSNumber : 231-589-4

RTECSNumber : GF9800000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures