Palladium(II) nitrate

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Palladium(II) nitrate is the inorganic compound with the formula Pd(NO3)2. It is a red-brown solid with a tendency to absorb water.[1]

Preparation[change | change source]

Palladium nitrate may be prepared by dissolving palladium oxide hydrate in dilute nitric acid, followed by crystallization. The nitrate crystallizes as yellow-brown deliquescent prisms. The compound also may be got by treating palladium metal with nitric acid.

Reference[change | change source]

  1. Timothy T. Wenzel 2001. Palladium(II) Nitrate. In Encyclopedia of reagents for organic synthesis Wiley. doi: 10.1002/047084289X.rp013