Cobalt Oxide

Availability

Special and quality requirements for cobalt oxide 73%, cobalt oxide frit grade, black cobalt, tricobalt tetraoxide are available upon request: cobalt oxide is normally available in various concentrations.

Formula

Co3O4

CAS

1308-06-1

Distributor of cobalt oxide

Description

Cobalt oxide is a harmful allergenic compound. It is an inorganic compound and mostly found as tricobalt tetraoxide. At room temperature is presented as a black odourless solid.

Appearance

Cobalt oxide occurs as a grey to black powder.

Solubility

Cobalt oxide is insoluble in water but soluble in acids.

Uses

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; may cause sensitisation by skin contact and is toxic to aquatic organisms causing long-term adverse effects in aquatic environment.

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