Osmium (VIII) Oxide
CAS number: 20816-12-0
Chemical formula: OsO4
Metal content: ≥74.4%
Application: precursor of osmium compounds and dispersed osmium. Catalyst of chiral dihydroxylation. Catalyst of alkenes oxidization into vicinal diols. In composition with sodium periodate, is used for oxidative cleavage of alkenes.
Shelf life: 1 year.
- sealed glass ampoules; and
- glass jars with caps having PTFE inserts.
Articles on the use of the compound:
|Indicators||Trial Data Results|
|Appearance||Colourless or pale-yellow solid substance|
|Solubility||Soluble in water, ammonia, diethyl ether, ethanol, alkalis|
|Mass fraction of osmium, %||Min. 74.4|
As may be agreed by consumer and manufacturer, additional requirements to the quality of osmium (VIII) oxide can be established.