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Alfa Aesar™ Aluminum chloride, anhydrous, powder, 99%


Quantity 500g

Manufacturer: alfa aesar™  L18489-36

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Catalog No. AAL1848936

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Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

Odor Pungent
Melting Point 190°C (subl.)
pH 2.4
Quantity 500g
Chemical Name or Material Aluminum chloride
Name Note anhydrous
CAS 7446-70-0
Physical Form Powder
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula AlCl3
Formula Weight 133.34g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003422
UN Number UN1726
Merck Index 14,337
Synonym Aluminium trichloride
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ALUMINUM CHLORIDE, ANHYDROUS
RTECS Number BD0525000
TSCA TSCA

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material Aluminum chloride
CAS 7446-70-0
Name Note anhydrous
Molecular Formula AlCl3
Formula Weight 133.34g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003422
UN Number UN1726
Merck Index 14,337
Synonym Aluminium trichloride

Applications
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.

Solubility
Soluble in hydrochloric acid, ethanol, chloroform and carbon tetrachloride.Slightly soluble in benzene.

Notes
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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Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
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.

GHS H Statement
H314
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.