Palladium(II) chloride, also known as palladium dichloride and palladous chloride, are the chemical compounds with the formula PdCl2. PdCl2 is a common starting material in palladium chemistry – palladium-based catalysts are of particular value in organic synthesis. It is prepared by chlorination of palladium.Palladium(II) chloride - dark brown crystals or red rhombic crystals.
- Molar mass
- 177.32 g/mol
- CAS Number
- 4.0 g/cm3
- 99% (Reagent Plus)
- Melting point
- 679 °C (1.254 °F; 952 K) (decomposes)
- Solubility in water
- soluble in trace amounts. better solubility in cold water
- Solubility in ethanol
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