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Zinc chloride

puriss., meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, USP, 98-100.5%

Synonym(s):
Dichlorozinc
Linear Formula:
ZnCl2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
136.30
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 428 °C)

Quality Level

grade

puriss.

assay

98-100.5%

form

crystalline powder

quality

meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, USP

impurities

heavy metals, complies
oxide chloride (as ZnO), complies
residual solvents, complies
≤0.005% foreign heavy metals (as Pb)
≤0.005% total nitrogen (N)
≤0.03% ammonium (NH4)
≤1% alkalis/earth alkalis

pH

4.6-5.5 (20 °C, 10%)

mp

293 °C (lit.)

anion traces

sulfate (SO42-): ≤200 mg/kg

cation traces

Al:, in accordance
As: ≤2 mg/kg
Ca: ≤100 mg/kg
Ca:, in accordance
Fe: ≤10 mg/kg
Fe:, in accordance
K: ≤200 mg/kg
Mg: ≤100 mg/kg
Mg:, in accordance
Na: ≤100 mg/kg

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

Zinc chloride is a zinc salt. Zinc chloride in combination with 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride comprises a molten salt, which is employed in the electrodeposition studies of zinc.
Zinc chloride is a colorless white compound composed of zinc and chlorine, which can be used as a flux for soldering.

Application

Zinc chloride may be employed as catalyst in Knoevenagel condensation of carbonyl compounds with active methylene group containing reagents. It may be used in preparation of porous carbon nanofibers, useful in the fabrication of efficient electrodes for supercapacitors. It may be used as catalyst in the preparation of poly(propylene fumarate).

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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

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