Palladium(II) acetylacetonate

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Palladium(II) acetylacetonate[1]
Skeletal formula of palladium(II) acetylacetonate
Ball-and-stick model of the palladium(II) acetylacetonate complex
IUPAC name
Palladium(II) 2,4-pentanedionate
14024-61-4 YesY
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image
ECHA InfoCard 100.034.404
PubChem 3035388
Molar mass 304.64 g·mol−1
Melting point 200 to 251 °C (392 to 484 °F; 473 to 524 K) (decomposes)
Irritant Xi
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Palladium acetylacetonate is a compound with formula Pd(C5H7O2)2. This yellow solid is the most common palladium complex of acetylacetonate. This compound is commercially available and used as a catalyst precursor in organic synthesis. The molecule is relatively planar with idealized D2h symmetry.[2]


  1. ^ Palladium(II) acetylacetonate at Sigma-Aldrich
  2. ^ M. Hamid, M. Zeller, A. D. Hunter, M. Mazhar and A. A. Tahir "Redetermination of bis(2,4-pentanedionato)palladium(II)" Acta Crystallogr. (2005). E61, m2181-m2183. doi:10.1107/S1600536805030692