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Alfa Aesar™ Chromium(II) chloride, anhydrous, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Chromium(II) chloride
CAS 10049-05-5
Name Note anhydrous
Molecular Formula CrCl2
Formula Weight 122.90g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00010947
UN Number UN3260
Merck Index 14,2244
Synonym Chromous chloride
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AAL1434206

 
alfa aesar™
L14342-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL1434214

 
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L14342-14
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L14342-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Melting Point 824°C
Quantity 5g
Chemical Name or Material Chromium(II) chloride
Name Note anhydrous
CAS 10049-05-5
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula CrCl2
Formula Weight 122.90g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00010947
UN Number UN3260
Merck Index 14,2244
Synonym Chromous chloride
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number GB5250000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Chromium(II) chloride is used as a precursor to other inorganic and organometallic chromium complexes. It is a reagent in the Nozaki-Hiyama-Kishi reaction. It is also used in the Takai olefination to prepare vinyl iodides from aldehydes in the presence of iodoform.

Solubility
Soluble in water. Insoluble in alcohol and ether.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, water and active metals.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.