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Cobalt(II) chloride

AnhydroBeads, −10 mesh, 99.9% trace metals basis

Cobaltous chloride, Cobalt dichloride, Dichlorocobalt, Cobalt muriate
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vapor pressure

40 mmHg ( 0 °C)

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99.9% trace metals basis


≤ 1500.0  ppm Trace Metal Analysis

particle size

−10 mesh


724 °C (lit.)

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Battery Manufacturing

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The vapor-phase co-reductions with other metal halides by hydrogen results in finely divided intermetallics with applications as structural materials or compounds with useful thermoelectric, magnetic, and oxidation-resistance properties.
Precursor for five-coordinate, heteroleptic thiolate/Ncomplexes which are potential models for cysteine-ligated metalloenzyme activity.


5, 25 g in ampule

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Carc. 1B Inhalation - Muta. 2 - Repr. 1B - Resp. Sens. 1 - Skin Sens. 1A

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK Germany


Flash Point F

Not applicable

Flash Point C

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Yuhang Li et al.
Nature communications, 11(1), 6190-6190 (2020-12-05)
Electroreduction uses renewable energy to upgrade carbon dioxide to value-added chemicals and fuels. Renewable methane synthesized using such a route stands to be readily deployed using existing infrastructure for the distribution and utilization of natural gas. Here we design a...
Cobalt (II) chloride-mediated synthesis of β-enamino compounds under solvent-free conditions.
Zhang ZH and Hu JY.
Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society, 17(7), 1447-1451 (2006)
Cobalt (II) chloride catalysed cleavage of ethers with acyl halides: Scope and mechanism.
Iqbal J and Srivastava RR.
Tetrahedron, 47(18), 3155-3170 (1991)
Shoner, S.C. et al.
Inorganic Chemistry, 37, 5721-5721 (1998)
Cobalt (II) chloride catalyzed acylation of alcohols with acetic anhydride: scope and mechanism.
Iqbal J and Srivastava RR.
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 57(7), 2001-2007 (1997)

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