Alfa Aesar™ Aluminum chloride, anhydrous, powder, 99%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ L1848936
Aluminum chloride, anhydrous; 99%; Powder; Alfa Aesar; 500g; FW: 133.34; AlCl3; MP: 190 (subl.); pH: 2.4; CAS: 7446-70-0Applications
Aluminum chloride is used to control excessive sweating. It is commonly used as a catalyst for the halogenation (especially chlorination) of aromatic groups, as well as in the Friedel Crafts reaction. It is also used in the Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley reduction. It is widely used in the manufacturing of petrochemicals such as alkylbenzene, ethylbenzene, alkyl aryl ketone, ethyl chloride. It is used for making detergents, polymerization and isomerization reactions of hydrocarbons.
Soluble in hydrochloric acid, ethanol, chloroform and carbon tetrachloride.Slightly soluble in benzene.
Aluminum chloride is hygroscopic. It must be packed in a tightly closed container and stored in a cool, dry, and well-ventilated area. It is water-reactive and corrosive in nature. It reacts vigorously with bases.
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Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
GHS P Statement
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ALUMINUM CHLORIDE, ANHYDROUS
RTECSNumber : BD0525000
TSCA : TSCA