Alfa Aesar™ Antimony(III) chloride, 99+%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A119440E
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.
Soluble in water, hydrochloric acid, alcohol, benzene, carbon disulfide, dioxane, chloroform, ether, acetone and carbon tetrachloride. Insoluble in organic bases.
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.
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Safety and Handling
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.
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: ANTIMONY TRICHLORIDE, SOLID
RTECSNumber : CC4900000
TSCA : TSCA