Cobalt Oxide

Availability

Cobalt oxide is normally available in various concentrations. Special packaging requirements are available upon request. Black cobalt is stored in original packing and under conditions mentioned on the safety data sheet (SDS).

Formula

Co3O4

CAS

1308-06-1

Distributor of cobalt oxide

Description

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Appearance

Cobalt oxide occurs as a grey to black powder. At room temperature appears as a black odourless solid.

Solubility

Cobalt oxide is insoluble in water but soluble in acids.

Uses

Cobalt oxide is a harmful allergenic compound. It is an inorganic compound mostly found as tricobalt tetraoxide. Cobalt oxide is mainly used as a pigment for colouring glass and frits. Sometimes also used as catalyst or as a source for metallic cobalt.

Classification

Cobalt oxide is hazardous to the environment and harmful, if swallowed; it may cause sensitisation by skin contact and it is toxic to aquatic organisms causing long-term adverse effects in aquatic environment. Request safety data sheet (SDS) and refer to points 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15. Technical specifications are provided on request according to the application.

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

Synonyms

Cobalt oxide 73%, cobalt oxide frit grade, black cobalt, tricobalt tetraoxide