Agent Name

Dichloro(1,5-cyclooctadiene)platinum(II)

CAS Number

12080-32-9

Formula

C8-H12-Cl2-Pt

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

1,5-Cyclooctadienedichloroplatinum; Dichloro(1,5-cyclooctadiene)platinum; Platinum, dichloro(1,5-cyclooctadiene)-; Dichloro((1,2,5,6-eta)-cycloocta-1,5-diene)platinum; Platinum, dichloro((1,2,5,6-eta)-1,5-cyclooctadiene)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Compounds, Metal Salts

Description

Light yellow crystalline powder; Hygroscopic; Insoluble in water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; Ionic platinum halogen complexes may cause severe allergic reactions; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Platinum."

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