Ruthenium Nitrate

CAS 34513-98-9

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(2N) 99% Ruthenium Nitrate RU-NAT-02 Contact American Elements
(3N) 99.9% Ruthenium Nitrate RU-NAT-03 Contact American Elements
(4N) 99.99% Ruthenium Nitrate RU-NAT-04 Contact American Elements
(5N) 99.999% Ruthenium Nitrate RU-NAT-05 Contact American Elements

Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
Ru(NO)(NO3)3 34513-98-9 24863244 16212391 MFCD00016313 N/A Ruthenium(3+) trinitrate N/A [Ru+2].[O-][N+]([O-])=O.[O-][N+]([O-])=O InChI=1S/2NO3.Ru/c2*2-1(3)4;/q2*-1;+2 QNAOTDIPTCVNIM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Density

Exact Mass

Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
RuN3O9 287.08 Red-brown crystalline powder 1.07 g/cm3 287.868 g/mol 225.88002 Da N/A Safety Data Sheet

Nitrate Ion When mixed with hydrocarbons, nitrate compounds can form a flammable mixture. Nitrates are excellent precursors for production of ultra high purity compounds and certain catalyst and nanoscale(nanoparticles and nanopowders) materials. All metallic nitrates are inorganic salts of a given metal cation and the nitrate anion. The nitrate anion is a univalent (-1 charge) polyatomic ion composed of a single nitrogen atom ionically bound to three oxygen atoms (Symbol: NO3) for a total formula weight of 62.05. Ruthenium Nitrate is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. We also produce Ruthenium Nitrate Solution. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Ruthenium (Ru) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolRuthenium (atomic symbol: Ru, atomic number: 44) is a Block D, Group 8, Period 5 elemen with an atomic weight of 101.07. Ruthenium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of ruthenium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 15, 1] and its electron configuration is [Kr] 4d7 5s1. The ruthenium atom has a radius of 134 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 207 pm. Ruthenium was discovered by Jędrzej Śniadecki in 1807.It was first recognized as a distinct element by Karl Ernst Claus in 1844. Elemental RutheniumIn its elemental form, ruthenium has a silvery white metallic appearance. Ruthenium is a rare transition metal belonging to the platinum group of metals. It is found in pentlandite, pyroxenite, and platinum group metal ores. The name Ruthenium originates from the Latin word "Ruthenia," meaning Russia. For more information on ruthenium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of ruthenium products, visit the Ruthenium Information Center.

Material Safety Data Sheet MSDS
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H314
Hazard Codes C
Risk Codes 34
Safety Precautions 26-36/37/39-45
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN 2031 8/PG 2
WGK Germany 2
Globally Harmonized System of
Classification and Labelling (GHS)
Corrosion-Corrosive to metals        

Ruthenium(2+) dinitrate, Ruthenium trinitrate, Ruthenium(III) nitrosyl nitrate, Ruthenium(3+) trinitrate,

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Recent Research & Development for Ruthenium

  • Yanjiao Ma, Hao Li, Hui Wang, Xuefeng Mao, Vladimir Linkov, Shan Ji, Oko Unathi Gcilitshana, Rongfang Wang, Evolution of the electrocatalytic activity of carbon-supported amorphous platinum–ruthenium–nickel–phosphorous nanoparticles for methanol oxidation, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 268, 5 December 2014
  • I-Li Chen, Yu-Chen Wei, Tsan-Yao Chen, Chi-Chang Hu, Tsang-Lang Lin, Oxidative precipitation of ruthenium oxide for supercapacitors: Enhanced capacitive performances by adding cetyltrimethylammonium bromide, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 268, 5 December 2014
  • Nilüfer Kiziltas-Yavuz, Aiswarya Bhaskar, Ditty Dixon, Murat Yavuz, Kristian Nikolowski, Li Lu, Rüdiger-A. Eichel, Helmut Ehrenberg, Improving the rate capability of high voltage lithium-ion battery cathode material LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 by ruthenium doping, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 267, 1 December 2014
  • Jie-Ning Zheng, Shan-Shan Li, Fang-Yi Chen, Ning Bao, Ai-Jun Wang, Jian-Rong Chen, Jiu-Ju Feng, Facile synthesis of platinum–ruthenium nanodendrites supported on reduced graphene oxide with enhanced electrocatalytic properties, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 266, 15 November 2014
  • Ekta Jain, Gitanjali Pagare, Sunil Singh Chouhan, Sankar P. Sanyal, Electronic structure, phase stability and elastic properties of ruthenium based four intermetallic compounds: Ab-initio study, Intermetallics, Volume 54, November 2014
  • Osman Ozturk, Ozlem Oter, Serdar Yildirim, Elif Subasi, Kadriye Ertekin, Erdal Celik, Hamdi Temel, Tuning oxygen sensitivity of ruthenium complex exploiting silver nanoparticles, Journal of Luminescence, Volume 155, November 2014
  • X.G. Wang, J.L. Liu, T. Jin, X.F. Sun, The effects of ruthenium additions on tensile deformation mechanisms of single crystal superalloys at different temperatures, Materials & Design, Volume 63, November 2014
  • Ji-Yoon Park, Seungmin Yeo, Taehoon Cheon, Soo-Hyun Kim, Min-Kyu Kim, Hyungjun Kim, Tae Eun Hong, Do-Joong Lee, Growth of highly conformal ruthenium-oxide thin films with enhanced nucleation by atomic layer deposition, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 610, 15 October 2014
  • Jan G. Malecki, Anna Maron, Tadeusz Gron, Monika Oboz, Aryldiazenido ruthenium(II) complexes. Structure and characterization of p-tolyldiazenido carbonyl-ruthenium(II) coordination compound and its reaction with pyrazole and pyridine, Polyhedron, Volume 81, 15 October 2014
  • Daniela R. Truzzi, Douglas W. Franco, Stability of phosphite coordinated to ruthenium(II) in aqueous media, Polyhedron, Volume 81, 15 October 2014
  • Theodoros Tsolis, Manolis J. Manos, Spyridon Karkabounas, Ioannis Zelovitis, Achilleas Garoufis, Synthesis, X-ray structure determination, cytotoxicity and interactions with 9-methylguanine, of ruthenium(II) ?6-arene complexes, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, Volume 768, 1 October 2014
  • Lucimara B. Panice, Elisangela A. de Oliveira, Ricardo A.D. Molin Filho, Daniela P. de Oliveira, Angélica M. Lazarin, Elza I.S. Andreotti, Rosana L. Sernaglia, Yoshitaka Gushikem, Electrochemical properties of the hexacyanoferrate(II)–ruthenium(III) complex immobilized on silica gel surface chemically modified with zirconium(IV) oxide, Materials Science and Engineering: B, Volume 188, October 2014
  • Pawel Sliwa, Jaroslaw Handzlik, Izabela Czelusniak, Alkynol polymerization catalysed by Grubbs-type and Hoveyda–Grubbs ruthenium alkylidene complexes: A computational study, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, Volume 767, 15 September 2014
  • Wen-Lin Huang, Guan-Jie Hung, Yih-Hsing Lo, Unprecedented formation of ruthenium 2-mercaptobenzothiazole complex, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, Volume 767, 15 September 2014
  • Paul Kübler, Benjamin Oelkers, Jörg Sundermeyer, Ruthenium cyclopentadienylidene phosphorane complexes – Synthesis, characterization and catalysis, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, Volume 767, 15 September 2014
  • Pelin Edinç Cürdaneli, Saim Özkar, Ruthenium(III) ion-exchanged zeolite Y as highly active and reusable catalyst in decomposition of nitrous oxide to sole nitrogen and oxygen, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, Volume 196, 15 September 2014
  • Irvin Noel Booysen, Sanam Maikoo, Matthew Piers Akerman, Bheki Xulu, Novel ruthenium(II) and (III) compounds with multidentate Schiff base chelates bearing biologically significant moieties, Polyhedron, Volume 79, 5 September 2014
  • Konstantinos Ypsilantis, Spyridon Karkabounas, Elena Georgiou, Ioannis Zelovitis, Achilleas Garoufis, Synthesis, characterization and interactions with the oligonucleotide d(5'-CGCGAATTCGCG-3')2, of bis(terpyridine)ruthenium(II)–peptide conjugates, Inorganica Chimica Acta, Volume 421, 1 September 2014
  • Mahesh Kalidasan, S.H. Forbes, Yurij Mozharivskyj, Mohan Rao Kollipara, Half-sandwich ?6-arene ruthenium and Cp* rhodium/iridium compounds comprising with thioether ligands: Synthesis, spectral and molecular studies, Inorganica Chimica Acta, Volume 421, 1 September 2014
  • Oded Halevi, Benny Bogoslavsky, Dan Grinstein, Francoise Tibika-Apfelbaum, Avi Bino, Synthesis and characterization of nitrogen rich ruthenium complexes, Inorganica Chimica Acta, Volume 421, 1 September 2014

Recent Research & Development for Nitrates

  • Baogang Zhang, Ye Liu, Shuang Tong, Maosheng Zheng, Yinxin Zhao, Caixing Tian, Hengyuan Liu, Chuanping Feng, Enhancement of bacterial denitrification for nitrate removal in groundwater with electrical stimulation from microbial fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 268, 5 December 2014
  • Ian Y.Y. Bu, Sol–gel production of aluminium doped zinc oxide using aluminium nitrate, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, Volume 27, November 2014
  • N. Sivakumar, V. Jaisankar, G. Chakkaravarthi, G. Anbalagan, Synthesis, crystal structure, optical, thermal and mechanical characterization of poly bis(thiourea) silver(I) nitrate single crystals synthesized at room temperature, Materials Letters, Volume 132, 1 October 2014
  • Raka Mukherjee, Sirshendu De, Adsorptive removal of nitrate from aqueous solution by polyacrylonitrile–alumina nanoparticle mixed matrix hollow-fiber membrane, Journal of Membrane Science, Volume 466, 15 September 2014
  • Mircea Niculescu, Ionuţ Ledeţi, Mihail Bîrzescu, New methods to obtain carboxylic acids by oxidation reactions of 1,2-ethanediol with metallic nitrates, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, Volume 767, 15 September 2014
  • Bikshandarkoil R. Srinivasan, Comments on the paper: ‘Studies on structural, thermal and optical properties of novel NLO crystal bis l-glutamine sodium nitrate’, Materials Letters, Volume 131, 15 September 2014
  • Redrothu Hanumantharao, S. Kalainathan, Reply to “Comments on the paper: Studies on structural, thermal and optical properties of novel NLO crystal bis l-glutamine sodium nitrate”, Materials Letters, Volume 131, 15 September 2014
  • N. Hosseini, F. Karimzadeh, M.H. Abbasi, G.M. Choi, Microstructural characterization and electrical conductivity of CuxMn3−xO4 (0.9≤x≤1.3) spinels produced by optimized glycine–nitrate combustion and mechanical milling processes, Ceramics International, Volume 40, Issue 8, Part A, September 2014
  • J.L. Camas-Anzueto, A.E. Aguilar-Castillejos, J.H. Castañón-González, M.C. Lujpán-Hidalgo, H.R. Hernández de León, R. Mota Grajales, Fiber sensor based on Lophine sensitive layer for nitrate detection in drinking water, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Volume 60, September 2014
  • Lina Shi, Jianhua Du, Zuliang Chen, Mallavarapu Megharaj, Ravendra Naidu, Functional kaolinite supported Fe/Ni nanoparticles for simultaneous catalytic remediation of mixed contaminants (lead and nitrate) from wastewater, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Volume 428, 15 August 2014