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Cobalt(II) nitrate

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Template:Chembox header | Cobalt(II) nitrate hexahydrate
Cobalt(II) nitrate
Template:Chembox header | General
Systematic name Cobalt(II) nitrate
Other names Cobaltous Nitrate Hexahydrate,
Nitric Acid, Cobalt(II) salt
Molecular formula CoH12N2O12
Molar mass 291.03 g/mol
Appearance A red crystalline solid
CAS number 10026-22-9
Template:Chembox header | Properties
Density and phase 1.88 g/cm3
Solubility in water soluble in water
Melting point 55∼56°C (329∼330K)
Boiling point  ?°C (? K)
Template:Chembox header | Hazards
MSDS (Use CAS#) Fisher Scientific
Main hazards Pulmonary disruption
gastrointestinal inflammatory
possibly carcinogenic
NFPA 704 Template:NFPA 704
R/S statement R: 22 43 50-53 S: (2-)24-37-60-61
RTECS number QU7355500
Template:Chembox header | Related compounds
Other anions Cobalt(II) carbonate
Cobalt(II) oxide,
Cobalt(II) chloride,
Cobalt(II) Sulfate
Other cations Iron(III) nitrate, Iron(II) nitrate
Copper(II) nitrate
Related compounds
Template:Chembox header | Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state (at 25°C, 100 kPa)
Infobox disclaimer and references

Summary

Cobalt(II) nitrate hexahydrate is a salt used in the production of cobalt(II) compounds.