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229997

Sigma-Aldrich

Zinc chloride

99.999% trace metals basis

Synonym(s):
Dichlorozinc
Linear Formula:
ZnCl2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
136.30
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

vapor pressure

1 Pa ( 305 °C)(lit.)
1 mmHg ( 428 °C)

assay

99.999% trace metals basis

form

crystals and lumps

reaction suitability

reagent type: catalyst
core: zinc

impurities

≤15.0 ppm Trace Metal Analysis

bp

732 °C (lit.)

mp

293 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: very soluble(lit.)
acetone: slightly soluble(lit.)
ethanol: slightly soluble(lit.)

SMILES string

[Cl-].[Cl-].[Zn++]

InChI

1S/2ClH.Zn/h2*1H;/q;;+2/p-2

InChI key

JIAARYAFYJHUJI-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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General description

ZnCl2 is white in color and is hygroscopic in nature.

Application

Zinc chloride is used as a catalyst:
  • in Knoevenagel condensation of carbonyl substrates with acidic methylene reagents
  • in solvent-free synthesis of dihydropyrimidinones.
It may be used as chemical activating agents, zinc chloride in particular is the most widely used chemical in the preparation of activated carbon.

Packaging

10, 50 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8B - Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Certificate of Origin

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