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479306 Aldrich

cis-Diamineplatinum(II) dichloride

≥99.9% trace metals basis

Synonym: cis-Diammineplatinum(II) dichloride, cis-Dichlorodiammine platinum(II), cis-Platinum(II) diammine dichloride, Cisplatin



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1, 5, 50 g in glass bottle

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UN 3288 6.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 

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If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis. These documents are located on the product detail page under Useful Links & Tools. Click on the following link to search for a Certificate of Analysis. Please click the following link to see the details on our Product Dating Information.
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A Certificate of Analysis is available by lot number and can be obtained through our Advanced Search Option: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/AdvancedSearchPage.do
How can I get Product 479306, cis-Diammineplatinum(II) dichloride, in solution?
cis-Diammineplatinum(II) dichloride is soluble in water at 25ºC. It is also soluble in N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF), dimethylacetamide and dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO). We do not test solution stability of this product. However, we do have stability data on a document on another cis-Diammineplatinum(II) dichloride product; the product number is P4394. Here is the link to the product information sheet for P4394: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/etc/medialib/docs/Sigma/Product_Information_Sheet/1/p4394pis.Par.0001.File.tmp/p4394pis.pdf
How should Product 479306, cis-Diammineplatinum(II) dichloride be stored?
This product should be stored at room temperature.
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