Palladium(II) chloride

CAS Number: 7647-10-1

Product class: PGM Solids, Chlorides

Reaction type: Cross Coupling Reactions with Arenes, Carbonylation, Mizoroki Heck Coupling Reaction, Oxidation

Chemical properties

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Theoretical metal content


Physical state



red brown

Metal purity


Applications & references

Efficient oxidative carboxylation of benzylic C-H bonds via nondirected C(sp³)-H activation forming substituted 2-phenylacetic acid esters and derivatives starting from inexpensive, commercially available starting materials.

Reference: J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 9902 (DOI: 10.1021/ja3036459)


Efficient Palladium catalyzed hydroformylation of aryl and enol trifluoromethanesulfonates providing α,β-unsaturated aldehydes.

Reference: Synthesis 1996, 470 (DOI: 10.1055/s-1996-4246)


Palladium catalyzed intermolecular decarboxylative coupling in the presence of reactive C-H groups.

Reference: J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 1550. (DOI: 10.1021/jo9022793)

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