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Thallium(I) Oxide

CAS #:

Linear Formula:

Tl2O

MDL Number:

N/A

EC No.:

215-220-4

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(2N) 99% Thallium(I) Oxide
TL1-OX-02
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(3N) 99.9% Thallium(I) Oxide
TL1-OX-03
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(4N) 99.99% Thallium(I) Oxide
TL1-OX-04
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(5N) 99.999% Thallium(I) Oxide
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Thallium(I) Oxide Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula OTl2
Molecular Weight 424.77
Appearance Black Crystalline Solid
Melting Point 579-596° C
Boiling Point 1,080° C
Density 9.5-10.45 g/cm3
Exact Mass 425.94377
Monoisotopic Mass 425.94377

Thallium(I) Oxide Health & Safety Information

Signal Word N/A
Hazard Statements N/A
Hazard Codes N/A
Transport Information N/A
MSDS / SDS

About Thallium(I) Oxide

High Purity Thallium(I) Oxide Powder Thallium(I) Oxide is a highly insoluble thermally stable Thallium source suitable for glass, optic and ceramic applications. Thallium oxide is black in color and is the inorganic compound of Thallium and Oxygen. Thallium oxide reacts with acids to make thallium salts. Oxide compounds are not conductive to electricity. However, certain perovskite structured oxides are electronically conductive finding application in the cathode of solid oxide fuel cells and oxygen generation systems. They are compounds containing at least one oxygen anion and one metallic cation. They are typically insoluble in aqueous solutions (water) and extremely stable making them useful in ceramic structures as simple as producing clay bowls to advanced electronics and in light weight structural components in aerospace and electrochemical applications such as fuel cells in which they exhibit ionic conductivity. Metal oxide compounds are basic anhydrides and can therefore react with acids and with strong reducing agents in redox reactions. Thallium Oxide is also available in pellets, pieces, sputtering targets, tablets, and nanopowder (from American Elements' nanoscale production facilities). Thallium Oxide is generally immediately available in most volumes. Ultra high purity, high purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available.

Thallium(I) Oxide Synonyms

Thallous oxide; Dithallium oxide; Thallium(1+) oxide; Thallium oxide

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula Tl2O
MDL Number N/A
EC No. 215-220-4
Pubchem CID 16684203
IUPAC Name λ1-thallanyloxythallium
SMILES O([Tl])[Tl]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/O.2Tl
InchI Key KFAIYPBIFILLEZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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 Thallium products. Thallium (atomic symbol: Tl, atomic number: 81) is a Block P, Group 13, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 204.38. Thallium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of thallium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 32, 18, 3 and its electron configuration is [Xe] 4f14 5d10 6s2 6p1. The thallium atom has a radius of 170 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 196 pm. Thallium was discovered by Sir William Crookes in 1861 and first isolated by Claude-Auguste Lamy in 1862. Thallium is a post-transition metal that is not found free in nature. Thallium is primarily used for its electrical conductivity as thallium sulfide, which changes with exposure to infrared light. This ability makes the compound useful in photocells. Elemental ThalliumThallium bromide-iodide crystals have been used as infrared optical materials. Thallium has also been used with sulfur, selenium or arsenic to produce low melting glasses which become fluid between 125 and 150 °C, while thallium oxide has been used to produce glasses with a high index of refraction, and is also used in the manufacture of photo cells. Its name is drived from the Greek word thallos, which means twig or green shoot.

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