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Substance Name: Platinum
RN: 7440-06-4
UNII: 49DFR088MY
InChIKey: BASFCYQUMIYNBI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Platinum. A heavy, soft, whitish metal, resembling tin, atomic number 78, atomic weight 195.09, symbol Pt. (From Dorland, 28th ed) It is used in manufacturing equipment for laboratory and industrial use. It occurs as a black powder (platinum black) and as a spongy substance (spongy platinum) and may have been known in Pliny's time as "alutiae".

Molecular Formula

  • Pt

Molecular Weight

  • 195.08
 

Classification Codes

Classification Code

  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • TWA 0.002 mg/m3 for metal and soluble salts
  • TWA 1 mg/m3

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Platinum

MeSH Heading

  • Platinum

Synonyms

  • C.I. 77795
  • EINECS 231-116-1
  • HSDB 6479
  • Liquid bright platinum
  • Platin
  • Platin [German]
  • Platinum
  • Platinum Black
  • Platinum metallicum
  • Platinum sponge
  • UNII-49DFR088MY

Systematic Name

  • Platinum

Superlist Names

  • Platinum
  • Platinum, elemental
  • Platinum, metal
  • Platinum, soluble salts
  • Platinum, water soluble salts, n.o.s.

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7440-06-4

FDA UNII

  • 49DFR088MY

Other Registry Number

  • 21547-63-7

System Generated Number

  • 0007440064

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Pt

InChIKey

BASFCYQUMIYNBI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[Pt]