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Tetrachloroaurate Hydrate | CAS: 27988-77-8

"Synonym(s)": Auricacid, Tetrachloroauric, Tetrachloroauric acid, Gold chloride

Internal Heraeus Name: Tetrachloroaurate Hydrate | CAS: 27988-77-8

Product Details

  • ID
  • Color
  • Physical State
    Crystalline Powder  
  • Molecular weight
    339,79  g/mol
  • Product Type
  • Packaging Type
    0.1 Liter Glass Bottle  


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Additional Information


Heraeus Ident-No. 81147250
CAS - Number 27988-77-8


Chemical formula HAuCl4
Counter Ion Chloride

Precious Metal Content

Gold 49.90 - 50.10 %

Classification of the Substance or Mixture

Substance or mixture corrosive to metals Category 1
Acute toxicity Category 4
Skin corrosion Category 1B
Serious eye damage Category 1
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure Category 2
Long-term aquatic hazard Category 2
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Benefits and Applications

Tetrachlorogold (III) acid is used as a precursor for heterogeneous catalysts. Furthermore, tetrachlorogold (III) acid serves as a starting material to produce other gold compounds. Additionally, tetrachlorogold (III) acid is used in the electroplating. Another area of ​​application is the use of tetrachloroauric acid for gold plating. For a quick delivery time, please note the minimum order quantity of 2.4 kg.