Skip to main content

Osmium tetroxide

For more information call 1-800-282-3982 or email info@parchem.com!

Inquire with a Quick Quote

Product Description

PRODUCT

Osmium tetroxide

CAS #

20816-12-0

SYNONYM

OSMIUM TETRAOXIDE; OSMIUM TETROXIDE; OSMIUM TETROXIDE SOLUTION; OSMIUM(VIII) OXIDE; OSMIUM(VIII) OXIDE (TETROXIDE); OSMIUM (VIII) TETRAOXIDE; OSMIUM(VIII)-TETROXIDE; OSMIUM(+8)OXIDE;Osmium tetraoxide;EINECS 244-058-7; HSDB 719; Osmic acid; Osmic acid anhydride; Osmium tetraoxide; Osmium tetroxide; Perosmic acid anhydride; Perosmic oxide; RCRA waste number P087; UNII-P40W033BGM; Osmium oxide (OsO4), (beta-4)-; Osmium oxide (OsO4), (T-4)-; Osmium tetraoxide; Osmium tetroxide; Superlist Names Osmium oxide (OsO4) (T-4)-; Osmium oxide, (T-4)-; Osmium tetroxide; Osmium tetroxide [UN2471] [Poison]; RCRA waste no. P087; UN2471;;Osmium tetroxide;Osmic acid; Osmium (VIII) oxide; Perosmic acid anhydride; Perosmic oxide

FORMULA

O4Os

Product Specifications

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

254.23

EINECS

244-058-7

SMILES

[Os](=O)(=O)(=O)=O

INCHI

VUVGYHUDAICLFK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

INCHIKEY

1S/4O.Os

SENSITIVE

Air Sensitive

SOLUBILITY

Soluble in alcohol, ether, chloroform, benzene, ammonium hydroxide, phosphorus oxychloride and carbon tetrachloride

MERCK

14,6893

STORAGE TEMPERATURE

Refrigerator

WATER SOLUBILITY

Soluble in chloroform, alcohol and ethers.Soluble in water, organic solvents, benzene, alcohol, ether, ammonium hydroxide, phosphorus oxychloride and carbon tetrachloride.

MELTING POINT

40°C

FLASH POINT

-40 °C

STABILITY

Stable. Incompatible with strong acids, hydrogen chloride, organic materials, finely powdered metals.

BOILING POINT

130 °C

DENSITY

1.04

NOTES

Osmium tetroxide uses and applications include: Oxidizer, especially for converting olefins to glycols; microscopic fixing and staining for cell and tissue studies; photography; oxidation catalyst in organic synthesis; catalyzes chlorate, peroxide, periodate, etc.

FUNCTIONS

INDUSTRY

For more information call 1-800-282-3982 or email info@parchem.com!

Looking for another product? Get a quick quote now!

Enter a chemical name, synonym or CAS# below to search