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Hydrogen tetrachloroaurate(III), solution, Au 40-44% w/w (cont. Au), Thermo Scientific Chemicals

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1 g
5 g

Hydrogen tetrachloroaurate(III) acts as a precursor used in the purification of gold by electrolysis. It is also used for the recovery, concentration, purification and analytical determination of gold. It acts as a key starting material for the preparation of gold compounds. It plays an important role as a catalyst in the preparation of 2-arylbenzoxazoles.

This Thermo Scientific Chemicals brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific Chemicals.

Color Orange
UN Number UN3264
Concentration Au 40 to 44% w/w (cont. Au)
Solubility Information Miscible with water,alcohol,ester,ether and ketone.
Formula Weight 339.79
Quantity 1 g
Sensitivity Light sensitive
Physical Form Liquid
Chemical Name or Material Hydrogen tetrachloroaurate (III) solution

GHS H Statement
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
May be corrosive to metals.
Harmful if swallowed.



DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.

EINECSNumber : 240-948-4

RTECSNumber : CK6330000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures

RUO – Research Use Only