61168

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.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

RIDADR

UN 2802 8 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Copper (I) Chloride.
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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.
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