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Alfa Aesar™ Antimony(III) chloride, 99+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Antimony (III) chloride
CAS 10025-91-9
Molecular Formula SbCl3
Formula Weight 228.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011212
UN Number UN1733
Merck Index 14,707
Synonym Antimony trichloride
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AAA119440E

 
alfa aesar™
A11944-0E
2500g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1194422

 
alfa aesar™
A11944-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1194436

 
alfa aesar™
A11944-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Pungent
Boiling Point 223.5°C
Melting Point 73.4°C
Quantity 2500g
Chemical Name or Material Antimony (III) chloride
CAS 10025-91-9
Assay ≥99%
Molecular Formula SbCl3
Formula Weight 228.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011212
UN Number UN1733
Merck Index 14,707
Synonym Antimony 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: ANTIMONY TRICHLORIDE, SOLID
RTECS Number CC4900000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Antimony(III) chloride is engaged to detect certain compounds, such as cholesterols. It is a complexing agent used in the colorimetric Carr-Price test for detecting carotenoids including vitamin A. It is employed as a mordant and a fabric flame retardant. It is used as a catalyst for chlorinationn and polymerization reactions. It is used to coat the steel to make bronze, used as a cutting material of antimony salt and as a preservative in medicine. It is used as an analytical reagent for chloral and aromatics.

Solubility
Soluble in water, hydrochloric acid, alcohol, benzene, carbon disulfide, dioxane, chloroform, ether, acetone and carbon tetrachloride. Insoluble in organic bases.

Notes
Moisture sensitive and hygroscopic in nature. It is corrosive to metals and tissue. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids and strong bases. Decomposes in water.

Safety and Handling

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.