Synonym: Bis(η-ethylbenzene)chromium(0), BEBC

CAS Number 12212-68-9 | MDL Number MFCD02091698

Bis(ethylbenzene)chromium Chemical Structure

Product codeCR2689
CAS number12212-68-9
Assay (purity)95%+
Purity methodby titration: %Cr>17.0
Molecular weight264.33 g/mol
Appearancedark brown liquid
Boiling point140-160°C/1mm
Molecular formulaC16H20Cr
Linear formula[(C2H5×C6H6η×]2Cr
Packagingglassware/metal containers/bubblers

Bis(ethylbenzene)chromium is useful reagent, catalyst, and precursor material with application in thin film deposition, industrial chemistry, and others.

Ereztech manufactures and sells this product in small and bulk volumes. Glass ampules, bottles or metal ampules, or bubblers are available for packaging.

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Safety information

Hazardous class3
Packing groupII
Signal wordDANGER
Hazard statementsH225
Precautionary statementsP210-P233-P240-P241-P242-P243-P280-P303 + P361 + P353-P370 + P378-P403 + P235-P501
Transport descriptionFLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S. Bis(ethylbenzene) chromium
In TSCA registryNo (sold for research and development usage only)

First Aid Measures

General adviceConsult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance. Move out of dangerous area.
Eye contactRinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.
Skin contactWash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.
InhalationIf breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
If swallowedDo NOT induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

Certificates of Analysis (CoA)

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Lot#026/095 Lot# 34R1N0320 Lot# 34R21219 Lot# 31/R/3/BR/1-5/821 Lot# 31/R/3/BRN/1-7/821

External identifiers for BEBC

Pubchem CID12723674
IUPAC Namechromium; ethylbenzene
InchI IdentifierInChI=1S/2C8H10.Cr/c2*1-2-8-6-4-3-5-7-8;/h2*3-7H,2H2,1H3;

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