Zirconyl chloride

Chembox new
Name = Zirconyl Chloride [Merck Index]
Other Names = Dichlorozirconium
Zirconium Oxychloride
basic zirconium Chloride
Section1 = Chembox Identifiers
CASNo = 1304-76-3

Section2 = Chembox Properties
Formula = Cl2OZr
MolarMass = 178.13 g/mol

MolarMass_notes = "Zr=51.21%, Cl=39.81%, O=8.98%"
Appearance = white crystals
Density = 1.91 g/cm3 (solid)
MeltingPtC = 400
MeltingPtC_notes= "decomposes"

Zirconyl chloride is also known as Dichlorooxozirconium, Zirconium Oxychloride and Basic Zirconium Chloride.

It is conveniently prepared by crystallization of an aqueous solution of zirconium chloride.

Octahydrate, tetragonal crystals from water. Crystals contain tetramers of the form [Zr4(OH)8(H2O)16] 8+

Uses

Used to make other Zirconium compounds, to precipitate acid dyes; to prepare high quality pigment toners; to improve properties of color lakes. in deodorants; in antiperspirants; in cosmetics, textile, and grease additives; and as a chemical reagent [ [http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/healthguidelines/zirconiumandcompounds/recognition.html Zirconium & Compounds ] ]

References

External links

* [http://ptcl.chem.ox.ac.uk/MSDS/ZI/zirconium_oxychloride.html MSDS Data]


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