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(2N) 99% cis-Dichlorobis(pyridine)platinum(II)
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(3N) 99.9% cis-Dichlorobis(pyridine)platinum(II)
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(4N) 99.99% cis-Dichlorobis(pyridine)platinum(II)
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(5N) 99.999% cis-Dichlorobis(pyridine)platinum(II)
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cis-Dichlorobis(pyridine)platinum(II) Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C10H10Cl2N2Pt
Molecular Weight 424.1898
Appearance solid
Melting Point 282-288 °C
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 422.986895
Monoisotopic Mass 422.986895

cis-Dichlorobis(pyridine)platinum(II) Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H302 + H312 + H332-H315-H319-H335
Hazard Codes Xn
Precautionary Statements P261-P280-P305 + P351 + P338
Risk Codes 20/21/22-36/37/38
Safety Statements 26-36
RTECS Number TP2495100
Transport Information NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 3

About cis-Dichlorobis(pyridine)platinum(II)

cis-Dichlorobis(pyridine)platinum(II) 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.

cis-Dichlorobis(pyridine)platinum(II) Synonyms

Platinum cis-Dichlorobispyridine, Platinum(II) Chloride; bis(pyridine), cis-Dichlorobis(pyridine)platinum(II), cis-Bis(pyridine)platinum(II)chloride, cis-Bis(pyridine)platinum(II) chloride, CAS 14872-21-0

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula C10H10Cl2N2Pt
MDL Number MFCD00058858
EC No. 239-276-4
Beilstein/Reaxys No. N/A
Pubchem CID 498600
IUPAC Name dichloroplatinum; pyridine
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/2C5H5N.2ClH.Pt/c2*1-2-4-6-5-3-1;;;/h2*1-5H;2*1H;/q;;;;+2/p-2

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.

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