Thallium(I) hydroxide

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Thallium(I) hydroxide, also known as thallous hydroxide, is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is TlOH. It has thallium and hydroxide ions in it. The thallium is in its +1 oxidation state.

Properties[change | change source]

Thallium(I) hydroxide is a yellow solid. It dissolves in water to make a yellow and very basic solution, similar to potassium hydroxide. It reacts with acids to make thallium salts. It breaks down to thallium(I) oxide when heated.

Preparation[change | change source]

It is made by dissolving thallium(I) oxide in water or by reacting thallium with water or moist air.

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