Cerium Chloride

Cerium Chloride

CAS #: 18618-55-8
Linear Formula: CeCl3• 6H2O
EC No.:232-227-8

Product Details

Product Description

*Cerium Chloride is a chemical substance with a molecular formula of CeCl3• 6H2O, a Light Yellow snow-like solid, soluble in water and deliquescent in humid air. It is generally prepared by reacting Cerium oxide and NH4Cl, preparing a solution and then concentrating and crystallizing.

*Cerium Chloride is mainly used in the petroleum catalyst, automobile tail gas catalyst, intermediate compound and other industries. Also used in the manufacture of metallic cerium, etc.

*It is a stable compound, sensitive to moisture and incompatible with strong acids and oxidizing agents. This unique product is used in pigment industries and also use for making cerium ӏӏӏ Chloride or say Anhydrous.

*High Purity Cerium Chloride is used as polymerization catalysts, paint driers, glass decolorants, glass polishing, Incandescent gas mantles, spectrography, preparation of cerium metal, oxidizing agent and chemicals.

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Safety Data

Technical Data

Cerium Chloride 99.99%



Properties (Theoretical)

Compound FormulaH14CeCl3O7
Molecular Weight372.58
AppearanceWhite to yellow crystalline solid
Melting PointN/A
Boiling PointN/A
Density3.94 g/cm3
Exact Mass370.88595
Monoisotopic Mass370.88595

Health & Safety Information

Signal WordWarning
Hazard StatementsH315-H319-H335
Hazard CodesXi
Precautionary StatementsP261-P305 + P351 + P338
Flash PointNot applicable
Risk Codes36/37/38
Safety Statements26-36
RTECS NumberFK5075000
Transport InformationNONH
WGK Germany2
GHS Pictograms
Exclamation Point - GHS07


It is mainly used in the fields of Petroleum Catalysts, Automotive Exhaust Catalysts, Pharmaceutical Intermediates and other industries.

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