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Ammonium Chloroplatinate

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(2N) 99% Ammonium Chloroplatinate
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(3N) 99.9% Ammonium Chloroplatinate
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(4N) 99.99% Ammonium Chloroplatinate
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(5N) 99.999% Ammonium Chloroplatinate
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Yellow to orange powder or crystals

Melting Point

380 °C (decomposes)

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3.07 g/cm3

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Health & Safety Info  |  MSDS / SDS

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H301-H317-H318-H334
Hazard Codes T
Risk Codes 25-41-42/43
Safety Statements 22-26-36/37/39-45
RTECS Number BP5425000
Transport Information UN 3288 6.1/PG 3
WGK Germany 1


Chloride IonAmmonium Chloroplatinate is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. 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.


Ammonium Hexachloroplatinate; Ammonium Hexachloroplatinate(IV); Ammonium platinic chloride, Platinum(IV)-ammonium chloride; Diammonium hexachloroplatinate(2-); Ammonium platinum chloride; platinate(2-), hexachloro-, ammonium (1:2); Platinum(IV)-ammonium c

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diazanium; hexachloroplatinum(2-)



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Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Products & Element Information

See more Platinum products. Platinum (atomic symbol: Pt, atomic number: 78) is a Block D, Group 10, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 195.084. The number of electrons in each of platinum's shells is [2, 8, 18, 32, 17, 1] and its electron configuration is [Xe] 4f14 5d9 6s1. The platinum atom has a radius of 139 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 175 pm. Platinum Bohr ModelElemental PlatinumPlatinum was discovered and first isolated by Antonio de Ulloa in 1735. It is one of the rarest elements in the earth's crust, occurring at a concentration of only 0.005 ppm. Platinum is found uncombined as a free element and alloyed with iridium as platiniridium. In its elemental form, platinum has a grayish white appearance. It is highly resistant to corrosion: the metal does not oxidize in air at any temperature. It is generally non-reactive, even at high temperatures. The origin of the name "platinum" comes from the Spanish word platina, meaning silver.

Recent Research

Reflections: Cancer Education and "The Platinum Rule"., Vetto, John T. , J Cancer Educ, 2017 Mar, Volume 32, Issue 1, p.206-207, (2017)

Multifunctional platinum-based nanoparticles for biomedical applications., Cheng, Qinqin, and Liu Yangzhong , Wiley Interdiscip Rev Nanomed Nanobiotechnol, 2017 Mar, Volume 9, Issue 2, (2017)

Synthesis, characterization, DNA interactions and antiproliferative activity on glioblastoma of iminopyridine platinum(II) chelate complexes., Posadas, Inmaculada, Alonso-Moreno Carlos, Bravo Iván, Carrillo-Hermosilla Fernando, Garzón Andrés, Villaseca Noemí, López-Solera Isabel, Albaladejo José, and Ceña Valentín , J Inorg Biochem, 2017 Mar, Volume 168, p.46-54, (2017)

Salvage treatment with irinotecan/cisplatin versus pemetrexed/cisplatin in patients with non-small cell lung cancer pre-treated with a non-platinum-based regimen in the first-line setting: a randomized phase II study of the Hellenic Oncology Research Grou, Kentepozidis, N, Economopoulou P, Christofyllakis Ch, Chelis L, Polyzos A, Vardakis N, Koinis F, Vamvakas L, Katsaounis P, Kalbakis K, et al. , Clin Transl Oncol, 2017 Mar, Volume 19, Issue 3, p.317-325, (2017)

Clinical Significance of C-MET Overexpression and Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutation in Platinum-Based Adjuvant Chemotherapy Outcome in Surgically Resected Lung Adenocarcinoma., Kim, In-Ho, Lee In Hee, Lee Ji Eun, Hong Sook Hee, Kim Tae-Jung, Lee Kyo-Young, Kim Young Kyoon, Kim Seung Joon, Sung Sook Whan, Park Jae Kil, et al. , Ann Surg Oncol, 2017 Mar, Volume 24, Issue 3, p.770-777, (2017)

Interfacial double layer mediated electrochemical growth of thin-walled platinum nanotubes., Zhang, Liqiu, Kim Sang Min, Cho Sanghyun, Jang Hee-Jeong, Liu Lichun, and Park Sungho , Nanotechnology, 2017 Jan 20, Volume 28, Issue 3, p.035604, (2017)

Highly Site Selective Formal [5+2] and [4+2] Annulations of Isoxazoles with Heterosubstituted Alkynes by Platinum Catalysis: Rapid Access to Functionalized 1,3-Oxazepines and 2,5-Dihydropyridines., Shen, Wen-Bo, Xiao Xin-Yu, Sun Qing, Zhou Bo, Zhu Xin-Qi, Yan Juan-Zhu, Lu Xin, and Ye Long-Wu , Angew Chem Int Ed Engl, 2017 Jan 09, Volume 56, Issue 2, p.605-609, (2017)

A trans-platinum(II) complex induces apoptosis in cancer stem cells of breast cancer., Aztopal, Nazlihan, Karakas Didem, Cevatemre Buse, Ari Ferda, Icsel Ceyda, Daidone Maria G., and Ulukaya Engin , Bioorg Med Chem, 2017 Jan 01, Volume 25, Issue 1, p.269-276, (2017)

A cost-effective chemiluminescent biosensor capable of early diagnosing cancer using a combination of magnetic beads and platinum nanoparticles., Choi, Gina, Kim Emory, Park Edward, and Lee Ji Hoon , Talanta, 2017 Jan 01, Volume 162, p.38-45, (2017)

E platinum, a newly synthesized platinum compound, induces apoptosis through ROS-triggered ER stress in gastric carcinoma cells., Wang, Xiaoping, Guo Qinglong, Tao Lei, Zhao Li, Chen Yan, An Teng, Chen Zhen, and Fu Rong , Mol Carcinog, 2017 Jan, Volume 56, Issue 1, p.218-231, (2017)


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