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Chromium(III) acetylacetonate

Chromium(III) acetylacetonate
IUPAC name Chromium(III) acetylacetonate
CAS number 21679-31-2
Molecular formula C15H21CrO6
Molar mass 349.32
Appearance purple solid
Melting point

210 °C

Solubility in water nonpolar organic solvents
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Chromium(III) acetylacetonate is the chemical compound with the formula Cr(C5H7O2)3. This reddish coordination complex is used in NMR spectroscopy as a relaxation agent. Its significant paramagnetism and its solubility in nonpolar organic solvents recommend it for this application.

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