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(2N) 99% Hexadecacarbonylhexarhodium
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Hexadecacarbonylhexarhodium Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C16O16Rh6
Molecular Weight 1065.61
Appearance Black to Dark-blue Powder
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 1065.351658
Monoisotopic Mass 1065.351658

Hexadecacarbonylhexarhodium Health & Safety Information

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

About Hexadecacarbonylhexarhodium

Hexadecacarbonylhexarhodium 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.

Hexadecacarbonylhexarhodium Synonyms

Carbon monooxide - rhodium (8:3)

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula Rh6(CO)16
MDL Number MFCD00011206
EC No. 249-009-3
Beilstein/Reaxys No. N/A
Pubchem CID 10866043
IUPAC Name carbon monoxide; rhodium
SMILES [Rh].[Rh].[Rh].[Rh] .[Rh].[Rh].[C-]#[ O+].[O+]# [C-].[O+]#[C-].[ O+]#[C-].[O+ ]#[C-].[O+]#[ C-].[O+]#[C- ].[O+]#[C-].[O+ ]#[C-].[O+]# [C-].[O+]#[C-]. [O+]#[C-].[O+ ]#[C-].[O+]#[ C-].[O+]#[C -].[O+]#[C-]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/16CO.6Rh/c16*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 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.


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