Cobalt Hydroxide

Submitted by safari on Mon, 02/28/2022 - 14:42
Cobalt Hydroxide


Cobalt(II) hydroxide or cobalt hydroxide is the inorganic compound with the formula Co(OH)2, consisting of divalent Cobalt cations Co2+  and hydroxide anions OH−. It is a light pink powder that is soluble in acid and ammonium salt solution and insoluble in water and alkali.  It reacts with organic acids to form cobalt soap.



  • Drier agent of paint and varnish
  • Raw materials for cobalt salt manufacture
  • Catalyst