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Cobalt chloride hexahydrate, ACS

Cobalt chloride hexahydrate, ACS

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

SKU 02195107-CF
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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

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

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.
Base Catalog Number 195107
CAS # 7791-13-1
EC Number 231-589-4
Format Crystals
Hazard Statements H302-H317-H334-H341-H350i-H360F-H410
Molecular Formula CoCl2·6H2O
Molecular Weight 237.923 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Faceshields, full-face particle respirator, Gloves, respirator cartridge, respirator filter
RTECS Number GG0200000
Safety Symbol GHS07, GHS08, GHS09
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.