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Alfa Aesar™ Aluminum chloride hexahydrate, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Aluminum chloride hexahydrate
CAS 7784-13-6
Molecular Formula AlCl3·6H2O
Formula Weight 241.43g/mol (133.34g/mol Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00149134
UN Number UN3260
Merck Index 14,337
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AAA144370B

 
alfa aesar™
A14437-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1443730

 
alfa aesar™
A14437-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA144370I

 
alfa aesar™
A14437-0I
5000g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Melting Point 100°C (dec.)
pH 2.5
Quantity 1000g
Chemical Name or Material Aluminum chloride hexahydrate
CAS 7784-13-6
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula AlCl3·6H2O
Formula Weight 241.43g/mol (133.34g/mol Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00149134
UN Number UN3260
Merck Index 14,337
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P310
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
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.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number BD0530000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Pharmaceutical preparations of aluminum chloride hexahydrate are used to treat hyperhidrosis, a condition involving excessive sweating. It is also employed in deodorants, antiperspirant preparations, dyeing fabrics, refining crude oil, textile finishing, manufacturing parchment paper, preserving the wood and disinfecting stables. It also finds use as a reagent in organic synthesis. Aluminum chloride hexahydrate is also useful in water treatment process, medicine and cosmetic products.

Solubility
Highly soluble in water. Soluble in alcohol, ether, glycerol, propylene glycol and acetonitrile.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong acids.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P310
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
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.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.