Chloroplatinic acid hydrate

99.995% trace metals basis

Hydrogen hexachloroplatinate(IV) hydrate, Platinic chloride hydrate, Hexachloroplatinic(IV) acid hydrate
Linear Formula:
H2PtCl6 · xH2O
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Molecular Weight:
409.81 (anhydrous basis)
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Quality Level


99.995% trace metals basis


Pt, 38-40%


60 °C (lit.)


2.43 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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General description

Chloroplatinic acid hydrate is one of the most soluble compounds of platinum.


Used for the production of platinum metal and its compounds.


250 mg in glass insert
1, 5 g in glass bottle
Packaged under dry Nitrogen gas

Storage and Stability

1. Hygroscopic material, always handle in a glove bag or a glove box filled with dry inert gas
2. Recommended for one time use to prevent water absorption and degradation. If necessary, once opened, repack and seal under dry inert gas.
3. Store with care. Prevent from light. Always store in well-sealed containers in a dry inert atmosphere. Recommended to store containers in a secondary desiccator with desiccant in a dry inert atmosphere.

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Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


UN 2507 8 / PGIII

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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Certificate of Origin

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