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(2N) 99% Tricarbonyldichlororuthenium(II) Dimer
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(2N5) 99.5% Tricarbonyldichlororuthenium(II) Dimer
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(3N) 99.9% Tricarbonyldichlororuthenium(II) Dimer
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(3N5) 99.95% Tricarbonyldichlororuthenium(II) Dimer
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(4N) 99.99% Tricarbonyldichlororuthenium(II) Dimer
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(5N) 99.999% Tricarbonyldichlororuthenium(II) Dimer
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Tricarbonyldichlororuthenium(II) Dimer Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C6Cl4O6Ru2
Molecular Weight 512.01
Appearance Off-white powder
Melting Point 208 °C
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 515.65171 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 511.653579 g/mol
Charge N/A

Tricarbonyldichlororuthenium(II) Dimer Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H302-H312-H315-H319-H332-H335
Hazard Codes Xn
Risk Codes 20/21/22-36/37/38
Safety Statements 26-37/39
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information N/A
WGK Germany 3

About Tricarbonyldichlororuthenium(II) Dimer

Tricarbonyldichlororuthenium(II) Dimer is one of numerous organo-metallic compounds (also known as metalorganic, organo-inorganic and metallo-organic compounds) sold by American Elements under the trade name AE Organo-Metallics™ for uses requiring non-aqueous solubility such as recent solar energy and water treatment applications. Similar results can sometimes also be achieved with Nanoparticles and by thin film deposition. Note American Elements additionally supplies many materials as solutions. Tricarbonyldichlororuthenium(II) Dimer is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. Additional technical, research and safety information is available.

Tricarbonyldichlororuthenium(II) Dimer Synonyms

Dichlorotricarbonylruthenium(II) dimer, Tricarbonyl ruthenium dichloride, CORM-2, CO-RM2

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula [Ru(CO)3Cl2]2
MDL Number MFCD00011528
EC No. 630-725-3
Beilstein/Reaxys No. N/A
Pubchem CID 10951331
IUPAC Name carbon monoxide; dichlororuthenium
SMILES [C-]#[O+].[O+]#[C-].Cl[Ru]Cl.Cl[Ru]Cl|.[O+]#[C-].[O+]#[C-].[O+]#[C-].[O+]#[C-]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/6CO.4ClH.2Ru/c6*1-2;;;;;;/h;;;;;;4*1H;;/q;;;;;;;;;;2*+2/p-4

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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