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Cobalt(II) Fluoride

CAS #:

Linear Formula:

CoF2

MDL Number:

MFCD00010941

EC No.:

233-061-9

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Cobalt(II) Fluoride Properties

Compound Formula

CoF2

Molecular Weight

96.93

Appearance

Red crystalline solid

Melting Point

1217 °C, 1490 K, 2223 °F

Boiling Point

1400 °C, 1673 K, 2552 °F

Density

4.43 g/cm3

Exact Mass

96.93

Monoisotopic Mass

96.93

Cobalt(II) Fluoride Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H301-H314
Hazard Codes T,C
Precautionary Statements Missing Phrase - N15.00950417-P260-P280-P303 + P361 + P353-P304 + P340 + P310-P305 + P351 + P338
Risk Codes 25-34
Safety Statements 26-36/37/39-45
RTECS Number GG0770000
Transport Information UN 2923 6.1(8) / PGIII
WGK Germany 3
GHS Pictograms
MSDS / SDS

About Cobalt(II) Fluoride

Fluoride IonCobalt(II) Fluoride (Cobalt Difluoride) is a water insoluble Cobalt(II) source for use in oxygen-sensitive applications, such as metal production. Fluoride compounds have diverse applications in current technologies and science, from oil refining and etching to synthetic organic chemistry and the manufacture of pharmaceuticals. Magnesium Fluoride, for example, was used by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in 2013 to create a novel mid-infrared optical frequency comb composed of crystalline microresonators, a development that may lead to future advances in molecular spectroscopy. Fluorides are also commonly used to alloy metals and for optical deposition. Cobalt(II) Fluoride is generally immediately available in most volumes. Ultra high purity and high purity compositions improve both optical quality and usefulness as scientific standards. Nanoscale elemental powders and suspensions, as alternative high surface area 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.

Cobalt(II) Fluoride Synonyms

Cobaltous fluoride, cobalt difluoride, Cobalt(2+) difluoride, difluorocobalt

Cobalt(II) Fluoride Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula

CoF2

Pubchem CID

24820

MDL Number

MFCD00010941

EC No.

233-061-9

Beilstein Registry No.

N/A

IUPAC Name

difluorocobalt

SMILES

F[Co]F

InchI Identifier

InChI=1S/Co.2FH/h;2*1H/q+2;;/p-2

InchI Key

YCYBZKSMUPTWEE-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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 Cobalt products. Cobalt (atomic symbol: Co, atomic number: 27) is a Block D, Group 9, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 58.933195. Cobalt Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of cobalt's shells is 2, 8, 15, 2 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d7 4s2The cobalt atom has a radius of 125 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 192 pm. Cobalt was first discovered by George Brandt in 1732. In its elemental form, cobalt has a lustrous gray appearance. Cobalt is found in cobaltite, erythrite, glaucodot and skutterudite ores. Elemental CobaltCobalt produces brilliant blue pigments which have been used since ancient times to color paint and glass. Cobalt is a ferromagnetic metal and is used primarily in the production of magnetic and high-strength superalloys. Co-60, a commercially important radioisotope, is useful as a radioactive tracer and gamma ray source. The origin of the word Cobalt comes from the German word "Kobalt" or "Kobold," which translates as "goblin," "elf" or "evil spirit." For more information on cobalt, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of cobalt products, visit the Cobalt element page.

Recent Research

Cobalt nanoparticles supported on N-doped mesoporous carbon as a highly efficient catalyst for the synthesis of aromatic amines., Cui, Xueliang, Liang Kun, Tian Meng, Zhu Yangyang, Ma Jiantai, and Dong Zhengping , J Colloid Interface Sci, 2017 Sep 01, Volume 501, p.231-240, (2017)

In situ synthesis of cobalt ferrites-embedded hollow N-doped carbon as an outstanding catalyst for elimination of organic pollutants., Zeng, Tao, Yu Mingdong, Zhang Haiyan, He Zhiqiao, Zhang Xiaole, Chen Jianmeng, and Song Shuang , Sci Total Environ, 2017 Sep 01, Volume 593-594, p.286-296, (2017)

A bioinspired ionic liquid tagged cobalt-salophen complex for nonenzymatic detection of glucose., Benjamin, Michael, Manoj Devaraj, Thenmozhi Kathavarayan, Bhagat Pundlik Rambhau, Saravanakumar Duraisamy, and Senthilkumar Sellappan , Biosens Bioelectron, 2017 May 15, Volume 91, p.380-387, (2017)

In-situ growth of ultrathin cobalt monoxide nanocrystals on reduced graphene oxide substrates: an efficient electrocatalyst for aprotic Li-O2 batteries., Yuan, Mengwei, Lin Liu, Yang Yan, Nan Caiyun, Ma Shulan, Sun Genban, and Li Huifeng , Nanotechnology, 2017 May 05, Volume 28, Issue 18, p.185401, (2017)

The enhanced spin-polarized transport behaviors through cobalt benzene-porphyrin-benzene molecular junctions: the effect of functional groups., Cheng, Jue-Fei, Zhou Liping, Wen Zhongqian, Yan Qiang, Han Qin, and Gao Lei , J Phys Condens Matter, 2017 May 04, Volume 29, Issue 17, p.175201, (2017)

Surfactant-cobalt(III) complexes: The impact of hydrophobicity on interaction with HSA and DNA - insights from experimental and theoretical approach., Veeralakshmi, Selvakumar, Sabapathi Gopal, Nehru Selvan, Venuvanalingam Ponnambalam, and Arunachalam Sankaralingam , Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces, 2017 May 01, Volume 153, p.85-94, (2017)

Sensitive kinetic-catalytic spectrophotometric method for cobalt determination using a chip coupled to a multisyringe flow injection analysis system., Abouhiat, Fatima Zohra, Henríquez Camelia, Yousfi Farida El, and Cerdà Victor , Talanta, 2017 May 01, Volume 166, p.405-411, (2017)

Sonochemical oxidation of vanillyl alcohol to vanillin in the presence of a cobalt oxide catalyst under mild conditions., Behling, Ronan, Chatel Gregory, and Valange Sabine , Ultrason Sonochem, 2017 May, Volume 36, p.27-35, (2017)

Alleviating effects of calcium on cobalt toxicity in two barley genotypes differing in cobalt tolerance., Lwalaba, Jonas Lwalaba Wa, Zvobgo Gerald, Fu Liangbo, Zhang Xuelei, Mwamba Theodore Mulembo, Muhammad Noor, Mundende Robert Prince Muk, and Zhang Guoping , Ecotoxicol Environ Saf, 2017 May, Volume 139, p.488-495, (2017)

Toxicity assessment of arsenic and cobalt in the presence of aquatic humic substances of different molecular sizes., Watanabe, Cláudia Hitomi, Monteiro Adnivia Santos Cos, Gontijo Erik Sartori Je, Lira Vivian Silva, Bueno Carolina de Castro, Kumar Nirmal Tej, Fracácio Renata, and Rosa André Henrique , Ecotoxicol Environ Saf, 2017 May, Volume 139, p.1-8, (2017)

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