Beryllium Formate

Title: Beryllium Formate
CAS Registry Number: 1111-71-3
CAS Name: Formic acid beryllium salt
Molecular Formula: C2H2BeO4
Molecular Weight: 99.05
Percent Composition: C 24.25%, H 2.04%, Be 9.10%, O 64.61%
Line Formula: Be(OOCH)2
Literature References: Prepn: Besson, Hardt, Compt. Rend. 238, 355 (1954).
Properties: Powder, decomp above 250° to the basic formate, Be4O(HCOO)6, which sublimes without melting at about 320°. Very slowly hydrolyzed by water. Practically insol in the usual organic solvents. Sol in hot pyridine, but on cooling a pyridine complex crystallizes from the soln.
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.
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