Ammonium Tetrachlorocuprate(II) Dihydrate

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(NH4)2CuCl4 · 2H2O

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Ammonium Tetrachlorocuprate(II) Dihydrate 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 copper(2+) chloride hydrate (2:1:4:2); Ammonium copper(II) chloride dihydrate; Ammonium tetrachlorocuprate(2-) hydrate (2:1:2); Ammonium copper chloride

Chemical Identifiers

Formula (NH4)2CuCl4 · 2H2O
CAS 10060-13-6
Pubchem CID 16210985
MDL MFCD00150384
EC No. N/A
IUPAC Name diazanium; tetrachlorocopper(2-); dihydrate
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
SMILES Cl[Cu-2](Cl)(Cl)Cl.O.O.[NH4+].[NH4+]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/4ClH.Cu.2H3N.2H2O/h4*1H;;2*1H3;2*1H2/q;;;;+2;;;;/p-2


Compound Formula H12Cl4CuN2O2
Molecular Weight 277.47
Appearance Blue crystalline solid
Melting Point 110° C
Boiling Point N/A
Density 1.993
Exact Mass 276.891936
Monoisotopic Mass 276.891936

Health & Safety Info  |  MSDS / SDS

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H315-H319-H335
Hazard Codes Xi
Risk Codes 36/37/38
Safety Statements 26-36
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information N/A
WGK Germany 3
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling (GHS) N/A

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 Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

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CuSee more Copper products. Copper (atomic symbol: Cu, atomic number: 29) is a Block D, Group 11, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 63.546. The number of electrons in each of copper's shells is 2, 8, 18, 1 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d10 4s1. The copper atom has a radius of 128 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 186 pm. Copper was first discovered by Early Man prior to 9000 BC. In its elemental form, copper has a red-orange metallic luster appearance. Of all pure metals, only silver has a higher electrical conductivity.The origin of the word copper comes from the Latin word 'cuprium' which translates as "metal of Cyprus." Cyprus, a Mediterranean island, was known as an ancient source of mined copper.


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