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Palladium Chloride (20%) | CAS: 16970-55-1

"Synonym(s)": Dihydrogen tetrachloro palladate(II), Palladous chloride, H2PdCl4

Internal Heraeus Name: Palladium Chloride (20%) | CAS: 16970-55-1

Product Details

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  • Physical State
  • Molecular weight
    177,33  g/mol
  • Product Type
  • Packaging Type
    5 Liter Can  


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Additional Information


Heraeus Ident-No. 81152965
CAS - Number 16970-55-1


Chemical formula H2PdCl4
Counter Ion Chloride

Precious Metal Content

Palladium 19.50 - 20.50 %

Classification of the Substance or Mixture

Substance or mixture corrosive to metals Category 1
Acute toxicity Category 4
Skin corrosion Category 1A
Serious eye damage Category 1
Skin sensitization Category 1
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure Category 3
Acute aquatic hazard Category 1
Long-term aquatic hazard Category 1
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Benefits and Applications

Palladium chloride solution is used in the coating of heterogeneous catalysts. Another area of ​​application is the use as a catalyst/catalyst precursor for reactions which are catalyzed by Pd (0). Palladium chloride solution is also used as a precursor for the production of palladium complex compounds.