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Dirhenium Decacarbonyl
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Dirhenium Decacarbonyl Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C10O10Re2
Molecular Weight 652.52
Appearance White to Yellow Powder
Melting Point 170ᅠ °C
Boiling Point N/A
Density 2.87 g/cm3
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 651.857854
Monoisotopic Mass 653.860652

Dirhenium Decacarbonyl Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H301-H331
Hazard Codes Xn
Precautionary Statements P261-P301+P310-P304+P340-P311a-P405-P501
Risk Codes 20
Safety Statements 36
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN 3466 6.1/PG III
WGK Germany 3

About Dirhenium Decacarbonyl

Dirhenium Decacarbonyl 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.

Dirhenium Decacarbonyl Synonyms

Rhenium carbonyl, Decacarbonyldirhenium

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula Re2(CO)10
MDL Number MFCD00011198
EC No. 238-202-8
Beilstein/Reaxys No. N/A
Pubchem CID 518917
IUPAC Name carbon monoxide; rhenium
SMILES [Re].[Re].[C-]#[O+].[O+]#[C-].[O+]#[C-].[O+]#[C-].[O+]#[C-].[O+]#[C-].[O+]#[C-].[O+]#[C-].[O+]#[C-].[O+]#[C-]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/10CO.2Re/c10*1-2;;

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.

Related Elements


See more Rhenium products. Rhenium (atomic symbol: Re, atomic number: 75) is a Block D, Group 7, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 186.207. The number of electrons in each of rhenium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 32, 13, 2 and its electron configuration is [Xe] 4f14 5d5 6s2. Rhenium Bohr ModelThe rhenium atom has a radius of 137 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 217 pm. Rhenium was discovered and first isolated by Masataka Ogawa in 1908. In its elemental form, rhenium has a silvery-white appearance. Rhenium is the fourth densest element exceeded only by platinum, iridium, and osmium. Rhenium's high melting point is exceeded only by those of tungsten and carbon.Elemental Rhenium Rhenium is found in small amounts in gadolinite and molybdenite. It is usually extracted from the flue dusts of molybdenum smelters. The name Rhenium originates from the Latin word 'Rhenus' meaning "Rhine" after the place of discovery.


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