StructureNickel fluoride tetrahydrate
CAS No. 13940-83-5
EC No. 604-130-4
Synonyms Nickel Fluoride, Hydrous; Nickel Fluoride, Hydrated; Nickel Fluoride Tetrahydrate; Nickel Fluoride, Hydrate; Nickel; Fluoride-4-Hydrate; Nickel Fluoride Tetrahydrate; Nickel Fluoridetetrahydrate; Nickel Fluoridetetrahydrate; Nickel Fluoride Tetrhydrate; Nickel Fluoride

Nickel fluoride tetrahydrate

Nickel fluoride is a water insoluble Nickel source and an ionic compound of nickel and fluorine. It forms yellowish to green tetragonal crystals.

Unlike many fluorides, NiF2 is stable in air.


  • For use in oxygen-sensitive applications, such as metal production.
  • In the surface passivation, forming nickel alloys in the presence of hydrogen fluoride or elemental fluorine,
  • As a catalyst for the synthesis of chlorine pentafluoride.

Shelf Life

Under proper storage conditions, the shelf life is 12 months

Health & Safety

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