Palladium(II) nitrate

Palladium(II) nitrate is the inorganic compound with the formula Pd(NO3)2. It is a red-brown deliquescent solid. As a solution in nitric acid, it catalyzes the conversion of alkenes to dinitrate esters. Its pyrolysis affords palladium oxide.[1]

Palladium(II) nitrate
Palladium(II) nitrate
Names
IUPAC name
Palladium(II) nitrate
Other names
Palladium nitrate
Palladous nitrate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.030.228
UNII
Properties
Pd(NO3)2
Molar mass 230.43 g/mol
Appearance red-brown solid
Melting point Decomposes >100 °C
Soluble
Hazards
Main hazards Irritant, possibility of allergic reaction
Flash point Non-flammable
Related compounds
Other anions
Palladium(II) chloride
Other cations
Nickel(II) nitrate
Related compounds
Silver nitrate
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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PreparationEdit

Palladium nitrate may be prepared by dissolving palladium oxide hydrate in dilute nitric acid followed by crystallization. The nitrate crystallizes as yellow-brown deliquescent prisms. Alternatively, the compound may be obtained by treating palladium metal with nitric acid.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Timothy T. Wenzel "Palladium(II) Nitrate" Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis 2001, John Wiley & Sons. doi: 10.1002/047084289X.rp013