31650

Sigma-Aldrich

Zinc chloride

puriss. p.a., ACS reagent, reag. ISO, reag. Ph. Eur., ≥98%

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

grade

ACS reagent
puriss. p.a.

Agency/Method

USP/NF
reag. ISO
reag. Ph. Eur.

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 428 °C)

assay

≥98%

form

crystalline powder

impurities

≤0.002% total nitrogen (N)
≤0.005% insoluble in HCl
≤1.2% oxide chloride (as ZnO)

pH

4.6-5.5 (20 °C, 10%)

mp

293 °C (lit.)

anion traces

sulfate (SO42-): ≤20 mg/kg

cation traces

Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
Cu: ≤10 mg/kg
Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
K: ≤0.02%
Mg: ≤10 mg/kg
Na: ≤0.05%
Pb: ≤10 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 in combination with 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride comprises a molten salt, which is employed in the electrodeposition studies of zinc.

Application

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

Packaging

100 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

RIDADR

UN 2331 8 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Electrodeposition of zinc from a Lewis acidic zinc chloride-1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride molten salt.
Lin Y-F and Sun I.
Electrochimica Acta, 44(16), 2771-2777 (1999)
Self-Sustained Thin Webs Consisting of Porous Carbon Nanofibers for Supercapacitors via the Electrospinning of Polyacrylonitrile Solutions Containing Zinc
Kim C, et al.
Advanced Mat., 19(17), 2341-2346 (2007)
Zinc chloride as a new catalyst for Knoevenagel condensation.
Shanthan RP and Venkataratnam RV.
Tetrahedron Letters, 32(41), 5821-5822 (1991)
Albert K Shung et al.
Journal of biomaterials science. Polymer edition, 13(1), 95-108 (2002-05-11)
Diethyl fumarate and propylene glycol were reacted in the presence of a zinc chloride catalyst to synthesize poly(propylene fumarate) (PPF) over a period of 12 hours. The kinetics of the transesterification polymerization at 130 degrees C, 150 degrees C, and...
L Davies et al.
Cell death & disease, 2, e136-e136 (2011-04-01)
The activation and regulation of target genes by the tumour-suppressor p53 dictates the fate of a cell, with cell cycle arrest or apoptosis being two distinct outcomes. PERP (p53 apoptosis effector related to PMP-22), a p53 transcriptional target, is induced...

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