Osmium Tetroxide

Other name: Osmium(VIII) oxide; tetraoxoosmium; Osmium oxide

CAS no. : 20816-12-0

EINECS no. : 244-058-7

Molecular formula: O4Os

Molecular weight: 254.2276

Melting point (℃) : 41.0

Relative density (water =1) : 4.91

Boiling point (℃) : 130

Saturated vapor pressure (kPa) : 0.93/20 ℃

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White or light yellow crystals with a chlorine-like odor. Slightly soluble in water, soluble in ammonia, soluble in ethanol, ether, carbon tetrachloride and other organic solvents. Stable; Show the drug; Mainly used in catalyst, oxidant, chemical reagent, also used in medicine and manufacturing white heat lamp gauze cover, highly volatile.

Danger feature.
Osmium acid has strong oxidation. Steam will explode when it comes into contact with hydrogen during burning. Exposure to or mixing with organic materials, reducing agents, flammable substances such as sulfur and phosphorus, and the risk of combustion and explosion. This product has the intense stimulation, may cause the kidney damage. Inhale its steam to stimulate respiratory tract, appear sneeze, cough, guttural ministry burn feeling, have a headache to wait.

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