CADMIUM HYDROXIDE - (21041-95-2)

Introduction

Name: cadmium hydroxide
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 21041-95-2
Chemical Formula: Cd(OH)2
Molar Mass: 146.42568 g
Mass Percent: Cd 76.770 %; O 21.853 %; H 1.3767 % 

Classification

• inorganic

Uses/Function

• "In storage battery electrodes." 1

Physical Properties

Melting Point:*
130°C †2 = 403.15 K = 266°F

Density (g/cm3):
4.79 at room temperature/pressure 2
* - 1 atm pressure
† - decomposes

Solubility

Ksp:7.2·10-15 3

Bonding

For More Information

Sources

(1) - The Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals, 13th ed.; Budavari, S.; O'Neil, M.J.; Smith, A.; Heckelman, P. E.; Kinneary, J. F., Eds.; Merck & Co.: Whitehouse Station, NJ, 2001; entry 1620.
(2) - Lide, David R. CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 84th ed.; CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, 2003; p 4-48.
(3) - Lide, David R. CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 84th ed.; CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, 2002; p 8:119-8:122.