Cobalt Chloride Hexahydrate

Availability

Special and quality requirements for cobalt dichloride, chloride of cobalt, cobaltous chloride, cobalt chloride purpureo are available upon request: cobalt chloride hexahydrate is normally available in various concentrations.

Formula

CoCl2.6H2O

CAS

7791-13-1

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Cobalt Chloride Hexahydrate

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Description

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Appearance

Cobalt chloride hexahydrate is a blue crystalline powder that in the presence of water assumes different forms, the most stable of which has a ruby red crystalline appearance.

Solubility

Cobalt chloride hexahydrate is soluble in water and alcohol.

Uses

Cobalt chloride hexahydrate is a raw material for catalysts and for production of pigments for ceramics. It is also used for the metal surface treatment industry.

Classification

Cobalt chloride may cause cancer, if inhaled; may cause sensitisation by inhalation and skin contact; it is hazardous to the environment; very toxic to aquatic organisms.

Safety

Request safety data sheet (SDS) and refer to points 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15.

Specifications

Technical specifications are provided on request according to the application: cobalt chloride hexahydrate is stored in original packing and under conditions mentioned on the safety data sheet (SDS).

Synonyms

Cobalt dichloride, chloride of cobalt, cobaltous chloride, cobalt chloride purpureo