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Chloroplatinic Acid Solution | CAS: 16941-12-1

"Synonym(s)": CPA | Hexachloroplatinic acid

Internal Heraeus Name: Chloroplatinic Acid Solution | CAS: 16941-12-1

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  • Physical State
  • Packaging/Sample size
    35  g
  • Packaging Type
    Bottle, 100 ml  

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Additional Information


Heraeus Ident-No. 5100254
CAS - Number 16941-12-1

Precious Metal Content

Platinum 30.0 – 35.0%


Chemical formula H2[PtCl6]
Counter Ion Chloride

Classification of the Substance or Mixture

Acute toxicity Category 2
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure Category 1
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Benefits and Applications

Hexachloroplatinic acid is used in the coating of heterogeneous catalysts. The solution also serves as a starting compound for the synthesis of platinum-containing cytostatics, e.g. cisplatin, oxaliplatin or carboplatin. Another area of ​​application is the production of platinum sponges. Hexachloroplatinic acid is also used as a precursor for the production of platinum complex compounds.