Bis(benzonitrile)dichloropalladium(II)

Pd(PhCN)2Cl2

[14220-64-5]  · C14H10Cl2N2Pd  · Bis(benzonitrile)dichloropalladium(II)  · (MW 383.57)

(used as an organic solvent-soluble form of PdCl2 and as a PdII catalyst)

Alternate Name: bis(benzonitrile)palladium chloride.

Physical Data: mp 129-130 °C.

Solubility: sol chloroform, dichloromethane, benzene, toluene.

Form Supplied in: commercially available as an orange-yellow powder.

Handling, Storage, and Precautions: air-stable, not hygroscopic.

General Considerations.

The title reagent is most often used as a soluble source of palladium chloride. Reactions of this and other palladium chloride derivatives are described in the article on Palladium(II) Chloride.


Jiro Tsuji

Okayama University of Science, Japan



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