Cerium nitrate, cerium nitrate hexahydrate; Cerium(III)nitrate, hexahydrate(1:3:6); Ceriumtrinitratehexahydrate; Nitricacid,cerium(3+)salt,hexahydrate; Ceric nitrate; cerium(+3)nitrate; cerous nitrate, hydrated; cerous nitrate hexahydrate; cerium(+3) cation nitrate hexahydrate.
Molecular Formula: Ce(NO3)3.6H2O
Molecular weight: 197.12
Appearance: White crystalline powder, acidic odor.
Solubility: Very Soluble in Water
Density: 1.67 g/cc
Packing: Plastic woven bags: 25kgs or 50kgs net each
It is used as raw material for producing other Cerium salts, for chemical reagent. Used as petrol-chem catalyst. Also used as additive for gauze covering of steam light. Separation of cerium from other rare earths, catalyst for hydrolysis of phosphoric acid esters.