Cerium Chloride Heptahydrate (CeCl<sub>3</sub> · 7H<sub>2</sub>O) 99.9% 3N - MSE Supplies LLC

MSE PRO Cerium Chloride Heptahydrate (CeCl3 · 7H2O) 99.9% 3N

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MSE PRO™ Cerium Chloride Heptahydrate (CeCl3 · 7H2O) 99.9% 3N

  • Product Number: PO8015 (500 g)
  • Formula: CeCl3 · 7H2O
  • CAS Number: 18618-55-8
  • Molecular Weight: 372.58 g/mol
  • Color: Light yellow crystals
  • Density: ~3.94 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
  • Solubility in water: Soluble
  • Solubility in other solvents: Insoluble in alcohol
  • Purity: 99.9% 3N (CeO2/TREO*)
* TREO - Total Rare Earth Oxides


    Cerium Chloride Heptahydrate  (CeCl3 · 7H2O) is a light yellow rare earth salt. It is used as initial salt for other cerium components. Other applications include as a catalyst in Friedel-Crafts alkylation reactions, in organic synthesis for alkylation of ketones and Luche reduction.

    Notes: More detailed product information including SDS, certificate of analysis (COA), lead time and volume pricing are available upon request. Please contact us for bulk order discount.

    Rare Earth Impurities Content (%) Non-Rare Earth Impurities Content (%)
    La2O3<0.015 Fe2O3<0.001
    Pr6O11<0.015 SiO2<0.005
    Sm2O3<0.005 SO42-<0.01
    Y2O3<0.005 Na2O<0.005
    Rest Total<0.005 PbO<0.002


    [1] A mild, efficient, and selective method for the desilylation of more common trialkylsilyl ethers by cerium (III) chloride heptahydrate and sodium iodide in acetonitrile. Synlett 1998, no. 02 (1998): 209-211.

    [2] Highly efficient halogenation of organic compounds with halides catalyzed by cerium (III) chloride heptahydrate using hydrogen peroxide as the terminal oxidant in water. Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis 351, no. 11‐12 (2009): 1925-1932.

    [3] A facile synthesis of isoxazolone derivatives catalyzed by cerium chloride heptahydrate in ethyl lactate as a solvent: a green methodology. Current Green Chemistry 3, no. 2 (2016): 160-167.