Cobalt Hydroxide

Availability

Special and quality requirements for cobalt dihydroxide, oxidrate of cobalt, cobaltous hydroxide, cobaltous hydrate are available upon request: cobalt hydroxide is normally available in various concentrations.

Formula

Co(OH)2

CAS

21041-93-0

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Cobalt Hydroxide

Distributor of cobalt hydroxide

Description

Cobalt hydroxide is widely used in the preparation of cobalt salts or in the chemical industry as a catalyst.

Appearance

Cobalt Dihydroxide occurs as pink-red rhombic-shaped crystals.

Solubility

Oxidrate of Cobalt is almost completely insoluble in cold water and alkalis, while soluble in acids.

Uses

Cobaltous hydroxide is used in battieries, catalysts, metallic soaps, paint driers, pigments.

Classification

Cobaltous hydrate is harmful if swallowed and may cause sensitisation by inhalation and skin contact.

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 hydroxide is stored in original packing and under conditions mentioned on the safety data sheet (SDS).

Synonyms

Cobalt dihydroxide, oxidrate of cobalt, cobaltous hydroxide, cobaltous hydrate