Properties of Gold/Tetra-N-Octylammonium Chloride Colloid

Properties of Gold/Tetra-N-Octylammonium Chloride Colloid;

The table below lists the physical and chemical properties of Gold/Tetra-N-Octylammonium Chloride Colloid

CAS Number


MDL Number


Chemical Formula


Color and Form

2.6 nm ± 1.1 nm; brown-orange solid


Gold: 28%, Tetra-n-octylammonium chloride: 72%

Solubility in Water



Air and moisture stable


Aqua regia, alkali cyanides, ammonia and hydrogen peroxide

Decomposition Products

carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, organic fumes, hydrogen chloride


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