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NiF2• 4H2O

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98% (1N8) Nickel(II) Fluoride Tetrahydrate
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(2N) 99% Nickel(II) Fluoride Tetrahydrate
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(3N) 99.9% Nickel(II) Fluoride Tetrahydrate
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(4N) 99.99% Nickel(II) Fluoride Tetrahydrate
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(5N) 99.999% Nickel(II) Fluoride Tetrahydrate
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Nickel(II) Fluoride Tetrahydrate Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula F2H8NiO4
Molecular Weight 168.75
Appearance Green powder
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density 4.6 g/cm3
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 167.974 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 167.974 g/mol
Charge N/A

Nickel(II) Fluoride Tetrahydrate Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H334-H317-H341-H350-H360-H372
Hazard Codes T
Precautionary Statements P260-P284-P201-P280-P405-P501
Flash Point Not applicable
RTECS Number QR6825000
Harmonized Tariff Code 2826.19
Transport Information UN3288 6.1/PG III
WGK Germany 3
GHS Pictograms

About Nickel(II) Fluoride Tetrahydrate

Fluoride IonNickel(II) Fluoride Tetrahydrate is a water insoluble Nickel 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. Fluorides are also commonly used to alloy metals and for optical deposition. Nickel(II) Fluoride Tetrahydrate 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.

Nickel(II) Fluoride Tetrahydrate Synonyms

Nickel(2+) difluoride tetrahydrate, Difluoronickel tetrahydrate, Nickelous fluoride tetrahydrate

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula NiF2• 4H2O
MDL Number MFCD00016263
EC No. 233-071-3
Beilstein/Reaxys No. N/A
Pubchem CID 25021989
IUPAC Name difluoronickel; tetrahydrate
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/2FH.Ni.4H2O/h2*1H;;4*1H2/q;;+2;;;;/p-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.

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See more Nickel products. Nickel (atomic symbol: Ni, atomic number: 28) is a Block D, Group 4, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 58.6934. Nickel Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of nickel's shells is [2, 8, 16, 2] and its electron configuration is [Ar]3d8 4s2. Nickel was first discovered by Alex Constedt in 1751. The nickel atom has a radius of 124 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 184 pm. In its elemental form, nickel has a lustrous metallic silver appearance. Nickel is a hard and ductile transition metal that is considered corrosion-resistant because of its slow rate of oxidation. Elemental NickelIt is one of four elements that are ferromagnetic and is used in the production of various type of magnets for commercial use. Nickel is sometimes found free in nature but is more commonly found in ores. The bulk of mined nickel comes from laterite and magmatic sulfide ores. The name originates from the German word kupfernickel, which means "false copper" from the illusory copper color of the ore.


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