Hexaammineruthenium(III) chloride


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core: ruthenium
reagent type: catalyst

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General description

Hexaammineruthenium III/II (HexRu(III)|HexRu(II)) couple is a commonly used electrochemical redox couple due to its chemical and electrochemical reversibility.


Hexaammineruthenium(III) chloride can be used to synthesize chloropentaammineruthenium(III) chloride.


250 mg in glass bottle
1, 5, 50 g in glass bottle


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Respiratory system

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dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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