Osmium tetroxide solid

This product contains osmium in oxidation state VIII, which is highly reactive.

Application
Osmium tetroxide is used as a staining agent for electron microscopy. It is also used as an oxidation catalyst. It is volatile and hazardous so must be handled with appropriate control measures.

Osmium content
75.0 % w/w

Colour
Pale yellow

Shipping and handling
Fatal if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

Please refer to the relevant safety data sheet for further information.

Chemical formula
OsO4

Product codes
UK: 166006
This product can be ordered worldwide under the above product codes

CAS number
20816-12-0

Product family
Pgm compound (solid)

Process
Miscellaneous

Market
Chemicals

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