WM2932 Tungsten(VI) Oxychloride Powder (WOCl4) (CAS: 13520-78-0)

Catalog No. WM2932
Molecular Formula WOCl4
CAS Number 13520-78-0
Appearance red powder
Purity 98%

Tungsten(VI) Oxychloride Powder (CAS: 13520-78-0) is a red crystal or powder, sensitive to atmospheric moisture. SAM is a leading supplier of Tungsten(VI) Oxychloride across the world, offering customers high-quality Tungsten(VI) Oxychloride Powder at a very competitive price.

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Tungsten(VI) Oxychloride Powder Description:

Tungsten(VI) Oxychloride Powder (CAS: 13520-78-0) can be bought at Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM). It is relatively soluble in organic solvents and produces a dark red solution in dioxane and acetone. It produces a dark green solution in cyclohexanone. In ammonia or sodium hydroxide solution, Tungsten(VI) Oxychloride Powder will react violently and form a colorless solution.

Tungsten(VI) Oxychloride Powder Specifications:

CAS Number


Molecular formula


Molecular weight

341.65 g/mol


red powder


11.92 g/cc

Melting point

211 °C

Boiling point

198.4 J/g


Reacts with H2O; Soluble in Benzene and CS2

Tungsten(VI) Oxychloride Powder Applications:

Precursor to tungsten-based carbenes which catalyze the olefin metathesis reactions of 1- and 2-octene. Promotes the conversion of 1,3-dithiolanes and 1,3-dithianes to chlorinated dihydro-1,4-dithiins and dihydro-1,4-dithiepines,

Safety information



Signal word


Hazard statements

H314 - H335

Precautionary statements

P280 - P303 + P361 + P353 - P304 + P340 + P310 - P305 + P351 + P338

Personal protective equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves


UN 3260 8 / PGII

WGK Germany




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