Title: Beryllium Acetate
CAS Registry Number: 543-81-7
CAS Name: Acetic acid beryllium salt
Molecular Formula: C4H6BeO4
Molecular Weight: 127.10
Percent Composition: C 37.80%, H 4.76%, Be 7.09%, O 50.35%
Line Formula: (CH3COO-)2Be2+
Literature References: Prepn: Besson, Hardt, Compt. Rend. 237, 1525 (1953).
Properties: Crystals, dec at 60-100° when heated slowly, 150-180° when heated rapidly. Dissolves slowly with hydrolysis in boiling water. Practically insol in abs alc and other common organic solvents.