205923 Sigma-Aldrich

Platinum on carbon

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extent of labeling: 1 wt. % loading, matrix activated carbon support

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) Pt

  • Molecular Weight 195.08

  •  MDL number MFCD00011179

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24852363

  •  NACRES NA.23



Related Categories Alternative Energy, Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Synthesis, Enabling Products, Fuel Cell Catalysts,
Quality Level   100
form   powder
reaction suitability   reagent type: catalyst
core: platinum
greener alternative product characteristics   Design for Energy Efficiency
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extent of labeling   1 wt. % loading
matrix   activated carbon support
SMILES string   [Pt]
InChI   1S/Pt



Platinum on carbon (Pt/C) can be used as a catalyst for a variety of applications, such as:
• hydrosilylation reaction for the production of molecules with silicon-carbon bonds
• direct alcohol fuel cells (DAFCs)
• an electrocatalyst in hydrogen evolution reaction (HER)
• formation of nanocatalyst for polymer electrolyte fuel cells


5, 25 g in glass bottle

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NONH for all modes of transport
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