Dichloro(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)rhodium(III) Dimer

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(2N) 99% Dichloro(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)rhodium(III) Dimer
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(3N) 99.9% Dichloro(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)rhodium(III) Dimer
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(4N) 99.99% Dichloro(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)rhodium(III) Dimer
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Dichloro(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)rhodium(III) Dimer Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C20H30Cl4Rh2
Molecular Weight 618.08
Appearance Orange to Brown Powder
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 617.91822
Monoisotopic Mass 615.92117

Dichloro(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)rhodium(III) Dimer Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H302-H312-H315-H319-H332-H335
Hazard Codes Xn
Risk Codes 20/21/22-36/37/38
Safety Statements 26-36
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information N/A
WGK Germany 3

About Dichloro(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)rhodium(III) Dimer

Dichloropentamethylcyclopentadienylrhodium(III) Dimer is one of numerous organo-metallic compounds sold by American Elements under the trade name AE Organo-Metallics™ for uses requiring non-aqueous solubility such as recent solar energy and water treatment applications. Similar results can sometimes also be achieved with Nanoparticles and by thin film deposition. Note American Elements additionally supplies many materials as solutions. Dichloropentamethylcyclopentadienylrhodium(III) Dimer is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. Additional technical, research and safety information is available.

Dichloro(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)rhodium(III) Dimer Synonyms

Bis(dichloro(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)rhodium); Bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienylrhodium dichloride); Rhodium(3+) chloride 1, 2, 3, 4, 5-pentamethyl-2, 4-cyclopentadienide (1:2:1); (1, 2, 3, 4, 5-pentamethylcyclopenta-2, 4-dien-1-yl)rhodium(2+) tetrachlo, Dichloropentamethylcyclopentadienylrhodium(III) dimer

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula [Rh(C5Me5)Cl2]2
MDL Number MFCD00061552
EC No. N/A
Pubchem CID 16212157
IUPAC Name dichlororhodium; 1,2,3,4,5-pentamethylcyclopentane
SMILES C[C]1[C]([C]([C]([C]1C)C)C)C.C[C]1[C]([C]([C]([C]1C)C)C)C.Cl[Rh]Cl.Cl[Rh]Cl
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/2C10H15.4ClH.2Rh/c2*1-6-7(2)9(4)10(5)8(6)3;;;;;;/h2*1-5H3;4*1H;;/q;;;;;;2*+2/p-4

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 Rhodium products. Rhodium (atomic symbol: Rh, atomic number: 45) is a Block D, Group 9, Period 5 element with an atomic weight of 102.90550. Rhodium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of Rhodium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 16, 1] and its electron configuration is [Kr] 4d8 5s1. The rhodium atom has a radius of 134 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 195 pm. Rhodium was discovered and first isolated by William Wollaston in 1804. In its elemental form, rhodium has a silvery white metallic appearance. Elemental RhodiumRhodium is a member of the platinum group of metals. It has a higher melting point than platinum, but a lower density. Rhodium is found in ores mixed with other metals such as palladium, silver, platinum, and gold. Rhodium is primarily used as the catalyst in the three-way catalytic converters of automobiles it is also highly valued in jewelry. The name Rhodium originates from the Greek word 'Rhodon,' which means rose.


Chlorine is a Block P, Group 17, Period 3 element. Its electron configuration is [Ne]3s23p5. The chlorine atom has a covalent radius of 102±4 pm and its Van der Waals radius is 175 pm. Chlorine ModelIn its elemental form, chlorine is a yellow-green gas. Chlorine is the second lightest halogen after fluorine. It has the third highest electronegativity and the highest electron affinity of all elements, making it a strong oxidizing agent. It is rarely found by itself in nature. Chlorine was discovered and first isolated by Carl Wilhelm Scheele in 1774. It was first recognized as an element by Humphry Davy in 1808.


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