Cobalt Chloride Hexahydrate

Cobalt Chloride Hexahydrate

Synonyms Cobalt (2+) Chloride Hexahydrate; Cobalt Dichloride Hexahydrate; Cobaltous Chloride Hexahydrate; Chlorek cobaltawy; Cobalt dichloride; Cobalt(II) chloride hexahydrate

CAS Number: 7791-13-1 Molecular Formula: CoCl2·6H2O Molecular Weight: 237.923 g/mol

EC Number: 231-589-4 MDL Number: MFCD00149652

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Description

Product Description

Cobalt Chloride Hexahydrate

Application Notes

Cobalt chloride is utilized in commercial applications such as electroplating, catalyst preparation, painting on glass and porcelain, and in the manufacture of vitamin B12. It is also used as a humidity and water indicator; when cobalt chloride is used with desiccants, it will change from blue to pink upon absorption of moisture. Cobalt chloride is also used as an additive in fertilizer and feed.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Indicator for water in dessicants

Specifications
SKU 02195107-CF
Alternate Names Cobalt (2+) Chloride Hexahydrate; Cobalt Dichloride Hexahydrate; Cobaltous Chloride Hexahydrate; Chlorek cobaltawy; Cobalt dichloride; Cobalt(II) chloride hexahydrate
Application Notes Cobalt chloride is utilized in commercial applications such as electroplating, catalyst preparation, painting on glass and porcelain, and in the manufacture of vitamin B12. It is also used as a humidity and water indicator; when cobalt chloride is used with desiccants, it will change from blue to pink upon absorption of moisture. Cobalt chloride is also used as an additive in fertilizer and feed.
EC Number 231-589-4
Format Crystals
Hazard Statements H302-H317-H334-H341-H350i-H360F-H410
Applications Indicator for water in dessicants
MDL # MFCD00149652
Molecular Formula CoCl2·6H2O
Molecular Weight 237.923 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Faceshields, full-face particle respirator, Gloves, respirator cartridge, respirator filter
Physical Appearance Redish Purple Crystals
Product Families Description Cobalt chloride
Product Overview Cobalt Chloride Hexahydrate
RTECS Number GG0200000
Safety Symbol GHS07, GHS08, GHS09
Storage and Handling Store at Room Temperature (15-30 °C).
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.