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Rubidium Acetylacetonate
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Rubidium Acetylacetonate Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula RbC5H7O2
Molecular Weight 184.58
Appearance Solid
Melting Point 200 °C
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 183.956 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 183.956 g/mol

Rubidium Acetylacetonate Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H302-H312-H315-H319-H332-H335-H351
Hazard Codes Xn
Precautionary Statements P261-P280-P305+P351+P338
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 3
GHS Pictograms

About Rubidium Acetylacetonate

Rubidium Acetylacetonate (also known as Rubidium-2,4-pentanedionate) 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.

Rubidium Acetylacetonate Synonyms

2,4-Pentanedione rubidium derivative, Rb(acac), Rubidium-2,4-pentanedionate, Rubidium-2,4-pentanedionate hydrate, Rubidium (Z)-4-oxopent-2-en-2-olate, (Z)-4-oxopent-2-en-2-olate; rubidium(1+), (Pentane-2,4-dionato-O,O')rubidium, (C5H7O2)Rb, (C5H8O2)Rb, C5H7O2Rb.XH2O

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula C5H7O2Rb
MDL Number MFCD00045001
EC No. 266-210-1
Pubchem CID 6032190
IUPAC Name (Z)-4-oxopent-2-en-2-olate; rubidium(1+)
SMILES CC(=CC(=O)C)[O-].[Rb+]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/C5H8O2.Rb/c1-4(6)3-5(2)7;/h3,6H,1-2H3;/q;+1/p-1/b4-3-;

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 Rubidium products. Rubidium (atomic symbol: Rb, atomic number: 37) is a Block S, Group 1, Period 5 element with an atomic weight of 5.4678. The number of electrons in each of Rubidium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 8, 1] and its electron configuration is [Kr] 5s1. The rubidium atom has a radius of 248 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 303 pm. Rubidium Bohr ModelRubidium is highly reactive, with properties similar to other Group 1 alkali metals, e.g., rapid oxidation in air. In its elemental form, rubidium has a gray white appearance. Rubidium is found in the minerals lepidolite, leucite, pollucite, carnallite, and zinnwaldite as well as some potassium minerals. Rubidium was discovered by Robert Bunsen and Gustav Kirchhoff in 1861 and was first isolated by George de Hevesy. The name Rubidium, originates from the Latin word rubidus, meaning "dark or deepest red."


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