Sodium hexachloroplatinate

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Sodium hexachloroplatinate
Identifiers
CAS number 16923-58-3 YesY
PubChem 11134193
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Properties
Molecular formula Na2PtCl6
Molar mass 453.78 g/mol (anhydrous)
561.87 g/mol (hexahydrate)
Appearance Orange crystalline solid
Density 2.5 g/mL
Melting point 110 °C (230 °F; 383 K)
Solubility in water Soluble
Hazards
EU classification Toxic (T)
R-phrases R25, R41, R42/43
S-phrases S22, S24, S26, S36/37/39, S45
Related compounds
Other anions Sodium hexafluorophosphate
Sodium hexafluoroaluminate
Other cations Potassium hexachloroplatinate
Ammonium hexachloroplatinate
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Sodium hexachloroplatinate, the sodium salt of hexachloroplatinic acid, is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula Na2PtCl6, consisting of the sodium cation and the hexachloroplatinate anion.