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Potassium Rhodizonate
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Potassium Rhodizonate Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C6K2O6
Molecular Weight 246.26
Appearance Black powder
Melting Point >300 °C
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 245.897 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 245.897 g/mol

Potassium Rhodizonate Health & Safety Information

Signal Word N/A
Hazard Statements N/A
Hazard Codes N/A
RTECS Number N/A
Harmonized Tariff Code 2914.69
Transport Information NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 3

About Potassium Rhodizonate

Potassium Rhodizonate 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. Most materials can be produced in high and ultra high purity forms (99%, 99.9%, 99.99%, 99.999%, and higher) and to many standard grades when applicable including Mil Spec (military grade), ACS, Reagent and Technical Grades, Pharmaceutical Grades, Optical, Semiconductor, and Electronics Grades. Please request a quote above for more information on pricing and lead time.

Potassium Rhodizonate Synonyms

Dipotassium rhodizonate; Rhodizonic Acid Dipotassium Salt; 5-Cyclohexene-1,2,3,4-tetrone, 5,6-dihydroxy-, dipotassium salt; Potassium 3,4,5,6-tetraoxocyclohex-1-ene-1,2-bis(olate)

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula C6K2O6
MDL Number MFCD00001649
EC No. 235-881-2
Pubchem CID 83051
IUPAC Name dipotassium; 3,4,5,6-tetraoxocyclohexene-1,2-diolate
SMILES C1(=C(C(=O)C(=O)C(=O)C1=O)[O-])[O-].[K+].[K+]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/C6H2O6.2K/c7-1-2(8)4(10)6(12)5(11)3(1)9;;/h7-8H;;/q;2*+1/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.

Related Elements

Elemental PotassiumSee more Potassium products. Potassium (atomic symbol: K, atomic number: 19) is a Block S, Group 1, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 39.0983. The number of electrons in each of Potassium's shells is [2, 8, 8, 1] and its electron configuration is [Ar] 4s1. The potassium atom has a radius of 227.2 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 275 pm. Potassium was discovered and first isolated by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1807. Potassium is the seventh most abundant element on earth. It is one of the most reactive and electropositive of all metals and rapidly oxidizes. As with other alkali metals, potassium decomposes in water with the evolution of hydrogen because of its reacts violently with water, it only occurs in nature in ionic salts.Potassium Bohr Model In its elemental form, potassium has a silvery gray metallic appearance, but its compounds (such as potassium hydroxide) are more frequently used in industrial and chemical applications. The origin of the element's name comes from the English word 'potash,' meaning pot ashes, and the Arabic word qali, which means alkali. The symbol K originates from the Latin word kalium.


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