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

$57.27 - $105.30

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 7446-70-0
Molecular Formula AlCl3
Formula Weight 133.34
MDL Number MFCD00003422
UN Number UN1726
Merck Index 14,337
Synonym Aluminium trichloride
Chemical Name or Material Aluminum chloride, anhydrous
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AAL1848936 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L1848936
500g Each for $105.30
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L1848922
100g Each for $57.27
Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

7446-70-0
133.34
UN1726
Aluminium trichloride
AlCl3
MFCD00003422
14,337
Aluminum chloride, anhydrous

Specifications

7446-70-0
AlCl3
MFCD00003422
14,337
Pungent
2.4
Aluminum chloride, anhydrous
Powder
133.34
UN1726
Aluminium trichloride
190°C (subl.)
500g
99%

Safety and Handling

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

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.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ALUMINUM CHLORIDE, ANHYDROUS

RTECSNumber : BD0525000

TSCA : TSCA