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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium tetrachloroaurate(III) hydrate, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium tetrachloroaurate(III) hydrate
CAS 27988-75-6
Molecular Formula AuCl4K·xH2O
Linear Formula KAuCl4·xH2O
Formula Weight 377.88g/mol (Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00043088
UN Number UN3260
Merck Index 14,7681
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 357°C (dec.)
Quantity 1g
Chemical Name or Material Potassium tetrachloroaurate(III) hydrate
CAS 27988-75-6
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula AuCl4K·xH2O
Linear Formula KAuCl4·xH2O
Formula Weight 377.88g/mol (Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00043088
UN Number UN3260
Merck Index 14,7681
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H290-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
May be corrosive to metals.
Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P310
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
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.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Potassium tetrachloroaurate(III) hydrate is used as primary and secondary intermediates. A Key raw material for synthesis of new gold(III) dithiolate complexes for luminescence studies or possible uses as photosensitizers or photocatalysts.

Solubility
Soluble in water, ethanol.

Notes
Store in cool, dry place in a well sealed container. Store away from oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P310
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
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.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H290-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
May be corrosive to metals.
Harmful if swallowed.