510033 Aldrich


W.R. Grace and Co. Raney®
2400, slurry, in H2O, active catalyst

Synonym: Nickel sponge, Raney Ni



Related Categories Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Synthesis, Nickel More...
form   slurry
mfr. no.   W.R. Grace and Co. Raney®
concentration   in H2O


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Used as reducing agent for hydrogenation of organic compounds, e.g. hydrogenation of nitriles to amines, reduction of aromatic groups to the corresponding saturated compounds, hydrogenation reaction of β-keto esters, rreduction of amination, and also used as 3-alkylation of oxindole with alcohol, and Ullman-type cross coupling, and dehalogenation reactions.


100, 500 g in poly bottle

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What is the pH of the Raney® 2400 Nickel, Product 510033?
The pH of the water layer is expected to be in the range of 8.5-12.5.
What is the composition of the Raney® 2400 Nickel, Product 510033?
According to the manufacturer, the Raney® 2400 Nickel contains about >81.0% nickel, 6.0-13.0% aluminum, 2.0-3.0% iron, and 2.0-3.0% chromium.
What is the particle size of the Raney® 2400 Nickel, Product 510033, solid that is used in the slurry?
The particle size is expected to be between 25-55 microns.
What is the bulk density of Raney® 2400 Nickel, Product 510033?
According to the manufacturer, the bulk density is about 15-17 lbs/gallon.
In what applications can Raney® 2400 Nickel, Product 510033, be used?
It is typically used as a hydrogenation catalyst for nitrile, olefin and nitro group reductions.
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