Agent Name

Gold trioxide

CAS Number

1303-58-8

Formula

Au2-O3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Digold trioxide; Gold oxide (Au2O3); [ChemIDplus] Auric oxide; Gold sesquioxide; [Merck Index] Gold(III) oxide; [HSDB]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Brown solid; [Merck Index] Deep brown powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in gold plating; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Gold."

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