Thallium(III) nitrate

Thallium(III) nitrate, also known as thallic nitrate, is a thallium compound with chemical formula Tl(NO3)3.[1] It is normally found as the trihydrate. It is a colorless and highly toxic solid. It is a strong oxidizing agent useful in organic synthesis. Among its many transformations, it oxidizes methoxyl phenols to quinone acetals, alkenes to acetals, and cyclic alkenes to ring-contracted aldehydes.[2]

Thallium(III) nitrate
Formula of Thallium(III) nitrate.png
Names
IUPAC name
thallium(3+) trinitrate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.033.918
Properties
Tl(NO3)3
Molar mass 390.398
Appearance colorless solid
Melting point 103 °C (217 °F; 376 K)
Boiling point decomposes
decomposes
Hazards
Safety data sheet Mallinckrodt Baker
NFPA 704 (fire diamond)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ MSDS for thallium(III) nitrate[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Mukund P. Sibi, Luiz F. Silva Jr., Vânia M. T. Carneiro "Thallium(III) Nitrate Trihydrate" Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis 2008 John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/047084289X.rt085.pub2