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Alfa Aesar™ Cobalt(II) chloride hexahydrate, 98%

$30.34 - $91.28

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Cobalt(II) chloride hexahydrate
CAS 7791-13-1
Molecular Formula Cl2Co·6H2O
Linear Formula CoCl2·6H2O
Formula Weight 237.93g/mol (129.84g/mol Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00149652
UN Number UN3077
Merck Index 14,2437
Synonym Cobaltous chloride hexahydrate
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AAA1634630

 
alfa aesar™
A16346-30
250g Each for $91.28

AAA163460B

 
alfa aesar™
A16346-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1634618

 
alfa aesar™
A16346-18
50g Each for $30.34
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Melting Point 87°C
pH 4.9
Quantity 250g
Chemical Name or Material Cobalt(II) chloride hexahydrate
CAS 7791-13-1
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula Cl2Co·6H2O
Linear Formula CoCl2·6H2O
Formula Weight 237.93g/mol (129.84g/mol Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00149652
UN Number UN3077
Merck Index 14,2437
Synonym Cobaltous chloride hexahydrate
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
P284a-P261-P280-P342+P311-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Store locked up.
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 GG0200000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Cobalt(II) chloride hexahydrate is widely used as a drying agent in painting and coloring agents for glass ceramics. It is an excellent indicator for water in dessicants as well as an indicator for silica gel dryer. It helps in electroplating. It acts as an inducer of HIF-1 production used to study apoptotic effects in HepG2 cells.

Solubility
Soluble in water, ether, acetone and alcohol.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and metals.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P284a-P261-P280-P342+P311-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Store locked up.
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.