Nickel Chloride

Properties

Product # 2678
Name Nickel Chloride
Synonyms Nickelous chloride hexahydrate
Formula NiCl2.6H2O
Purity Reagent
CAS Number 7791-20-0
Molecular Weight 237.69
Color & Form Green solid
Melting Point 140° C
Specific Gravity 1.92 gm/ml
Solubility Soluble

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Related Products

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2680 Nickel Chloride 99%
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Safety

Transportation Information UN3288, Toxic solid, inorganic, n.o.s., 6.1, III
Pictogram Pictogram: Acute  Pictogram: Health  Pictogram: Environment 
Signal Word Danger
Hazardous Statements

H301+H331  Toxic if swallowed or inhaled.

H315  Causes skin irritation.

H317  May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H334  May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.

H341  Suspected of causing genetic defects.

H350  May cause cancer.

H360  May damage fertility or the unborn child.

H410  Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Phrases

P201  Obtain special instructions before use.

P202  Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.

P261  Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.

P270  Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.

P273  Avoid release to the environment.

P301+P310+P330  IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth.

P302+P352  IF ON SKIN: wash with plenty of soap and water.

P304+P340+311  

Detailed Safety and Handling Information can be found on our Safety Data Sheet (SDS).

Featured Element: Gadolinium

Gadolinium is a brittle, silvery-white rare earth metal which is soft, ductile, and malleable.  Gadolinium was named for Finnish chemist Johan Gadolin.

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