Gadolinium Methoxyethoxide

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Gadolinium Methoxyethoxide
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Gadolinium Methoxyethoxide Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C9H21GdO6
Molecular Weight 382.51
Appearance Liquid
Melting Point -85 °C
Boiling Point 124 °C
Density 0.965 g/l
Solubility in H2O Denatures
Exact Mass 383.05793 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 383.05793 g/mol

Gadolinium Methoxyethoxide Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H360-H226-H302-H312-H332
Hazard Codes F, Xi, Xn
Precautionary Statements P201-P308+P313
Flash Point 40 °C
Risk Codes R10 R20/21/22 R60-61
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN 1188 3/PG III
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About Gadolinium Methoxyethoxide

Gadolinium Methoxyethoxide 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.

Gadolinium Methoxyethoxide Synonyms

Gadolinium 2-methoxyethoxide, 25% w/w in methoxyethanol, Tetrakis(methoxyethoxy) gadolinium, Gadolinium(3+) 1-methoxyethanolate, Gd(OC2H4OCH3)3

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula Gd(OCH2CH2OCH3)3
MDL Number N/A
EC No. N/A
Pubchem CID 131723452
IUPAC Name gadolinium(3+); 1-methoxyethanolate
SMILES CC([O-])OC.CC([O-])OC.CC([O-])OC.[Gd+3]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/3C3H7O2.Gd/c3*1-3(4)5-2;/h3*3H,1-2H3;/q3*-1;+3

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 Gadolinium products. Gadolinium (atomic symbol: Gd, atomic number: 64) is a Block F, Group 3, Period 6 element with an atomic radius of 157.25. Gadolinium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of Gadolinium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 25, 9, 2] and its electron configuration is [Xe] 4f7 5d1 6s2. The gadolinium atom has a radius of 180 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 237 pm. Gadolinium was discovered by Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac in 1880 and first isolated by Lecoq de Boisbaudran in 1886. In its elemental form, gadolinium has a silvery-white appearance. Gadolinium is a rare earth or lanthanide element that possesses unique properties advantageous to specialized applications such as semiconductor fabrication and nuclear reactor shielding. Elemental Gadolinium PictureIt is utilized for both its high magnetic moment (7.94μ B) and in phosphors and scintillator crystals. When complexed with EDTA ligands, it is used as an injectable contrast agent for MRIs. The element is named after the Finnish chemist and geologist Johan Gadolin.


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