Caesium sulfate

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Caesium sulfate[1]
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CAS number 10294-54-9 YesY
ChemSpider 23482 YesY
EC-number 233-662-6
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Molecular formula Cs2SO4
Molar mass 361.87 g/mol
Density 4.243 g/cm3, solid
Melting point 1,010 °C (1,850 °F; 1,280 K)
Solubility in water 167 g/100 ml (0 ºC)
Solubility insoluble in ethanol, acetone
EU Index not listed
Flash point Non-flammable
LD50 2830 mg/kg (oral, rat)[2]
Related compounds
Other anions Caesium hydrogensulfate
Other cations Lithium sulfate
Sodium sulfate
Potassium sulfate
Rubidium sulfate
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Caesium sulfate (cesium sulfate) is the caesium salt of sulfuric acid. It is used to prepare dense aqueous solutions for use in isopycnic (or "density-gradient") centrifugation.


  1. ^ Weast, Robert C., ed. (1981). CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (62nd ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. B-92. ISBN 0-8493-0462-8. .
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