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Cyclopentadienylcobalt dicarbonyl is an organocobalt compound with formula (C5H5)Co(CO)2, abbreviated CpCo(CO)2. It is an example of a half-sandwich complex. It is a dark red air sensitive liquid. This compound features one cyclopentadienyl ring that is bound in an η5-manner and two carbonyl ligands. The compound is soluble in common organic solvents.
3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||180.05 g/mol|
|Appearance||Dark red to black liquid|
|Melting point||−22 °C (−8 °F; 251 K)|
|Boiling point||139 to 140 °C (282 to 284 °F; 412 to 413 K) (710 mmHg)|
37-38.5 °C (2 mmHg)
|H226, H301, H311, H331, H334, H341, H351, H412|
|Flash point||26.7 °C (80.1 °F; 299.8 K)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).