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Palladium black

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surface area 40-60 m2/g, 99.95% trace metals basis

Precipitated palladium
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99.95% trace metals basis

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core: palladium
reaction type: Buchwald-Hartwig Cross Coupling Reaction
reaction type: Heck Reaction
reaction type: Hiyama Coupling
reaction type: Negishi Coupling
reaction type: Sonogashira Coupling
reaction type: Stille Coupling
reaction type: Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling
reagent type: catalyst

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40-60 m2/g

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Palladium black (99.95% trace metal basis) can be used as a catalyst with a high surface area of ~47 m2g−1 in a variety of sustainable applications. It can be used as an anode catalyst that shows good performance and can be used in polymer exchange membrane (PEM) based fuel cells. It can also be used as an alternative catalyst to carbon-supported palladium for the hydrogenolysis reactions.


1, 5 g in glass bottle


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Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Sol. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

4.1B - Flammable solid hazardous materials



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Not applicable

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dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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The behavior of palladium catalysts in direct formic acid fuel cells
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Journal of Power Sources, 139(1-2), 15-20 (2005)
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