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Platinum(II) chloride

≥99.9% trace metals basis

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Synonym(s):
Platinum dichloride
Linear Formula:
PtCl2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
265.98
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

assay

≥99.9% trace metals basis

form

powder

reaction suitability

reagent type: catalyst
core: platinum

impurities

≤1000.0 ppm Trace Metal Analysis

mp

581 °C (dec.) (lit.)

density

6.05 g/mL at 25 °C

SMILES string

Cl[Pt]Cl

InChI

1S/2ClH.Pt/h2*1H;/q;;+2/p-2

InChI key

CLSUSRZJUQMOHH-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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General description

Platinum(II) chloride is a dark brown crystalline solid that exhibits high thermal stability and is widely used in catalysis and nanomaterial synthesis.

Application

Platinum(II) chloride can be used:
  • As a precursor to synthesize Pt nanoparticles.
  • To fabricate Ag-nanostructured grid transparent conductive electrodes.
  • As a catalyst for intramolecular C−N bond addition of amides to alkynes.
  • As a catalyst for cycloisomerization reactions of hydroxylated enynes.

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Danger

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Resp. Sens. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

wgk_germany

WGK 2

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

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