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Cesium 2-Ethylhexoxide
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Cesium 2-Ethylhexoxide Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C8H17CsO
Molecular Weight 262.12
Appearance Light yellow liquid
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 262.033 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 262.033 g/mol

Cesium 2-Ethylhexoxide Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H225-H315-H361-H336-H373-H304
Hazard Codes F, Xi, Xn
Precautionary Statements P231-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P403+P233-P422-P501
Flash Point 16 °C
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN1993 3/PG II
GHS Pictograms

About Cesium 2-Ethylhexoxide

Cesium 2-Ethylhexoxide is one of numerous organometallic compounds manufactured by American Elements under the trade name AE Organometallics™. Organometallics are useful reagents, catalysts, and precursor materials with applications in thin film deposition, industrial chemistry, pharmaceuticals, LED manufacturing, and others. American Elements supplies organometallic compounds in most volumes including bulk quantities and also can produce materials to customer specifications. Please request a quote above for more information on pricing and lead time.

Cesium 2-Ethylhexoxide Synonyms

Cesium 2-Ethylhexyloxide 0.8-1.0M in octane/toluene, Cesium 2-ethylhexane-1-olate, Cesium 2-ethyl-1-hexanolate, Cesium 2-ethyl-1-hexylate

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula CH3CH2CH2CH2CH(C2H5)CH2OCs
MDL Number MFCD00143940
EC No. N/A
Pubchem CID 23671877
IUPAC Name cesium; 2-ethylhexan-1-olate
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/C8H17O.Cs/c1-3-5-6-8(4-2)7-9;/h8H,3-7H2,1-2H3;/q-1;+1

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 Elements


See more Cesium products. Cesium (or Caesium) (atomic symbol: Ce, atomic number: 55) is a Block S, Group 1, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 132.9054519. The number of electrons in each of Cesium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 18, 8, 1 and its electron configuration is [Xe]6s1. Cesium Bohr ModelThe cesium atom has a radius of 265 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 343 pm. Cesium is a member of the alkali group of metals. It is one of three metals that occur as a liquid at room temperature, the others being mercury and gallium. Elemental CesiumCesium's main commercial source is pollucite ore; however, it is also found in beryl, avogadrite, pezzottaite, and londonite. Cesium was discovered by Robert Bunsen and Gustav Kirchhoff in 1860 and first isolated by Carl Setterberg in 1882. In its elemental form, cesium has a silvery gold appearance. The word Cesium originates from the Latin word "caesius," meaning "sky blue," which refers to the vibrant blue lines in its spectrum.


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