Rose red crystalline powder. Cobaltous hydroxide is used as a drier in oil paints, varnishes and lithographic printing inks.
Synonyms and Related Terms
cobalt hydroxide; cobalt hydrate
Rhombohedral crystals. Soluble in acids and ammonium solutions. Insoluble in water and alkalis.
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 92.95|
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
- The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983