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Ce(SO4)2

97%

58160800PD

-100-325mesh

Class 8

237-029-5

UN3260

PGII

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Description

Cerium(IV) sulfate, also called ceric sulfate, is an inorganic compound. It exists as the anhydrous salt Ce(SO4)2 as well as a few hydrated forms: Ce(SO4)2(H2O)x, with x equal to 4, 8, or 12. These salts are yellow to yellow/orange solids that are moderately soluble in water and dilute acids. Its neutral solutions slowly decompose, depositing the light yellow oxide CeO2. Solutions of ceric sulfate have a strong yellow color. The tetrahydrate loses water when heated to 180-200 °C.

Chemical formula:Ce(SO4)2
Molar mass:332.24 g/mol
Appearance:Yellow solid
Density:3.91 g/cm3
Melting point:350 °C (662 °F; 623 K) (decomposes)
Solubility in water:Soluble in small amounts, hydrolyzes in large amounts of water;21.4 g/100 mL (0 °C); 9.84 g/100 mL (20 °C); 3.87 g/100 mL (60 °C)
Solubility:soluble in dilute sulfuric acid
Magnetic susceptibility (χ):+37.0•10−6 cm3/mol

Cerium(IV) sulfate is a redox indicator and is used in analytical chemistry for redox titrations. In ionized form, ceric ion acts as a strong oxidizer under acidic conditions. It is also used to prepare spherical-like nanoparticles CeO2, nanoparticles for NO reductions’ reactions.