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Alfa Aesar™ Copper(II) chloride dihydrate, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Copper(II) chloride dihydrate
CAS 10125-13-0
Molecular Formula CuCl2·2H2O
Formula Weight 170.48g/mol (134.45g/mol Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00149674
UN Number UN2802
Merck Index 14,2633
Synonym Cupric chloride dihydrate
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AAA160640B

 
alfa aesar™
A16064-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1606430

 
alfa aesar™
A16064-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Melting Point 100°C (dec.)
pH 3.0 to 3.8
Quantity 1000g
Chemical Name or Material Copper(II) chloride dihydrate
CAS 10125-13-0
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula CuCl2·2H2O
Formula Weight 170.48g/mol (134.45g/mol Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00149674
UN Number UN2802
Merck Index 14,2633
Synonym Cupric chloride dihydrate
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: COPPER CHLORIDE
RTECS Number GL7030000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Copper(II) chloride is used as a catalyst for organic and inorganic reactions, mordant for dyeing and printing materials, pigment for glass, ceramics, as wood preservative, as disinfectant, and as a catalyst in the output of chlorine from hydrogen chloride. It is likewise employed in the oil industry as a purifying agent, in the manufacture of laundry marking inks, in metallurgy to recover mercury from ores, in refining copper, silver and gold, in tinting baths of iron and tin, in photography, in pyrotechnics, and to get rid of lead compounds from gasoline and oils.

Solubility
Soluble in water, methanol and ethanol.

Notes
Incompatible with materials such as oxidizing agents, metals and acids.

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.