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| [[IUPAC nomenclature|Systematic name]]
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| Cobalt(II) nitrate
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| Other names
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| Cobaltous Nitrate Hexahydrate,<br/>Nitric Acid, Cobalt(II) salt
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| [[Chemical formula|Molecular formula]]
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|CoH12N2O12
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| [[Molar mass]]
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| 291.03 g/mol
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| Appearance
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| A red crystalline solid
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| [[CAS registry number|CAS number]]
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|10026-22-9
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| [[Density]] and [[Phase (matter)|phase]]
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| 1.88 g/cm<sup>3</sup>
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| soluble in water
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| 55&sim;56°C (329&sim;330K) <!-- (mention any decomposition) -->
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|(Use CAS#) [http://www.fisher.co.uk/techzone/msds.htm Fisher Scientific]
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| Pulmonary disruption<br/>gastrointestinal inflammatory<br/> possibly carcinogenic
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| [[List of R-phrases|R]]: 22 43 50-53 [[List of S-phrases|S]]: (2-)24-37-60-61
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|QU7355500
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| [[Cobalt(II) carbonate]]<br />[[Cobalt(II) oxide]], <br />[[Cobalt(II) chloride]],<br />[[Cobalt(II) Sulfate]]
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| [[Iron(III) nitrate]], [[Iron(II) nitrate]]<br />[[Copper(II) nitrate]]
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==Summary==
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'''Cobalt(II) nitrate hexahydrate''' is a salt used in the production of cobalt(II) compounds, as an oxidizer,  in the metal treatment, pigment and battery industries, and in [[gas to liquid catalysis]]. It is a strong [[oxidizing agent]], has been used in some [[explosives]], and is used in the preparation of other explosives such as [[ammonium perchlorate]].
'''Cobalt(II) nitrate hexahydrate''' is a salt used in the production of cobalt(II) compounds.
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Cobalt(II) nitrate hexahydrate is a salt used in the production of cobalt(II) compounds, as an oxidizer, in the metal treatment, pigment and battery industries, and in gas to liquid catalysis. It is a strong oxidizing agent, has been used in some explosives, and is used in the preparation of other explosives such as ammonium perchlorate.