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Alfa Aesar™ Cobalt(II) acetate, anhydrous, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Cobalt(II) acetate
CAS 71-48-7
Name Note anhydrous
Molecular Formula C4H6CoO4
Linear Formula Co(OOCCH3)2
Formula Weight 177.02
MDL Number MFCD00008689
UN Number UN3077
Merck Index 14,2433
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AAB2321818

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alfa aesar™
B2321818
50g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2321830

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alfa aesar™
B2321830
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 177.02
Chemical Name or Material Cobalt(II) acetate
TSCA TSCA
Name Note anhydrous
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C4H6CoO4
Linear Formula Co(OOCCH3)2
MDL Number MFCD00008689
CAS 71-48-7
UN Number UN3077
Merck Index 14,2433
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H334-H350-H360-H341-H302-H317
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
May cause cancer.
May damage fertility or the unborn child.
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P273-P201-P308+P313-P501a
Avoid release to the environment.
Obtain special instructions before use.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 9; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, SOLID, N.O.S.
RTECS Number AG3150000
Odor Odorless
Melting Point 298°C (dec.)
Quantity 50g

Applications
Cobalt(II) acetate is used as an industrial catalyst. It is used as a precursor to various oil drying agents. It finds application in ion exchange agents, lubricants, plating agents and surface treating agents, greases, ink, toner, and colorant products.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol and dilute acids.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P273-P201-P308+P313-P501a
Avoid release to the environment.
Obtain special instructions before use.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H334-H350-H360-H341-H302-H317
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
May cause cancer.
May damage fertility or the unborn child.
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.