[10025-98-6] · Cl4K2Pd · Potassium Tetrachloropalladate(II) · (MW 326.42)
(used as a soluble form of PdCl2)
Physical Data: mp 534 °C (dec).
Solubility: sol water, MeOH, EtOH.
Form Supplied in: brown powder; commercially available.
Preparative Method: easily prepared by the reaction of PdCl2 with 2 equiv of KCl in methanol and used without isolation.
Handling, Storage, and Precautions: air stable; not hygroscopic.
The title reagent is most often used as a soluble source of palladium chloride (see Palladium(II) Chloride). For a related reagent see Disodium Tetrachloropalladate(II).
Okayama University of Science, Japan