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Chromium(III) chloride hexahydrate

96%

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Synonym(s):
Chromic chloride hexahydrate, Chromium trichloride hexahydrate, Hexaaquachromium(III) chloride
Linear Formula:
CrCl3 · 6H2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
266.45
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

assay

96%

form

solid

reaction suitability

core: chromium
reagent type: catalyst

density

1.76 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

[H]O[H].[H]O[H].[H]O[H].[H]O[H].[H]O[H].[H]O[H].Cl[Cr](Cl)Cl

InChI

1S/3ClH.Cr.6H2O/h3*1H;;6*1H2/q;;;+3;;;;;;/p-3

InChI key

LJAOOBNHPFKCDR-UHFFFAOYSA-K

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Chromium(III) chloride hexahydrate 96%

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Chromium(III) chloride hexahydrate

Chromium(III) chloride hexahydrate purum p.a., ≥98.0% (RT)

27096

Chromium(III) chloride hexahydrate

Chromium(III) chloride purified by sublimation, 99%

200050

Chromium(III) chloride

reaction suitability

core: chromium, reagent type: catalyst

reaction suitability

core: chromium, reagent type: catalyst

reaction suitability

-

reaction suitability

-

form

solid

form

solid

form

-

form

flakes

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

density

1.76 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

1.76 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

1.76 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

2.87 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

General description

Chromium(III) chloride hexahydrate is a hydrated form of chromium(III) chloride commonly used as a precursor for the synthesis of other chromium complexes or as a catalyst in organic synthesis.

Application

Chromium(III) chloride hexahydrate can be used as a:
  • Chromium(III) chloride hexahydrate can be used as a catalyst in the isomerization of glucose into fructose.
  • Precursor in the preparation of chromium(III) oxide nanosheets.

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Warning

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 2 - Met. Corr. 1 - Skin Sens. 1B

Storage Class

8B - Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

does not flash

flash_point_c

does not flash

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dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves


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Two-Dimensional Amorphous Cr2O3 Modified Metallic Electrodes for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction
Physica Status Solidi RRL: Rapid Research Letters, 13(12), 1900025-1900025 (2019)
Catalytic conversion of glucose in dimethylsulfoxide/water binary mix with chromium trichloride: Role of water on the product distribution
Jia S, et al.
Chemical Engineering Journal, 254, 333-339 (2014)

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