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Sigma-Aldrich

Copper(I) chloride

puriss. p.a., ACS reagent, ≥97.0% (RT)

Synonym(s):
Copper monochloride, Cuprous chloride
Linear Formula:
CuCl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
99.00
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NB.24

Quality Level

grade

ACS reagent
puriss. p.a.

vapor pressure

1.3 mmHg ( 546 °C)

assay

≥97.0% (RT)

form

powder

reaction suitability

reagent type: catalyst
core: copper

impurities

≤0.02% insoluble in acid

pH

5 (20 °C, 50 g/L)

bp

1490 °C (lit.)

mp

430 °C (lit.)

solubility

dimethyl sulfide: partially soluble(lit.)
water: insoluble(lit.)

anion traces

sulfate (SO42-): ≤750 mg/kg

cation traces

Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
Co: ≤5 mg/kg
Cr: ≤50 mg/kg
Fe: ≤100 mg/kg
K: ≤50 mg/kg
Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
Na: ≤500 mg/kg
Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
Pb: ≤200 mg/kg
Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

SMILES string

Cl[Cu]

InChI

1S/ClH.Cu/h1H;/q;+1/p-1

InChI key

OXBLHERUFWYNTN-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Application

Shows unique character as an initiator of radical reactions such as the hydrostannation of α,β-unsaturated ketones.
Copper(I) chloride (Cuprous chloride) may be used in the stereospecific synthesis of cyclic conjugated dienes. It may be employed as a reactant to investigate the stability of copper chloride complexes in hydrothermal solutions.

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Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

8B - Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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Certificate of Origin

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Copper (I) Chloride.
Bertz SH, et al.
e-EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. (2007)
Copper (I) chloride-mediated intramolecular coupling of vinyltrimethylstannane and vinyl halide functions.
Piers E and Wong T.
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 58(14), 3609-3610 (1993)
Experimental study of copper (I) chloride complexing in hydrothermal solutions at 40 to 300 ?C and saturated water vapor pressure.
Xiao Z, et al.
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 62(17), 2949-2964 (1998)
Haiyuan Zhang et al.
Academic radiology, 18(12), 1561-1568 (2011-11-08)
The aim of this study was to assess copper metabolism of human hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with positron emission tomographic (PET) imaging using copper (II)-64 chloride ((64)CuCl(2)) as a tracer. PET imaging of athymic mice (n = 5) bearing extrahepatic HCC
Marie Sircoglou et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 130(49), 16729-16738 (2009-06-26)
The ambiphilic triphosphine-borane ligand 1 {TPB = [o-iPr2P-(C6H4)3B} readily coordinates to all group 10 and 11 metals to afford a complete series of metal boratranes (TPB)[M] 2-8 (2: M = Ni, 3: M = Pd, 4: M = Pt, 5:

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