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Alfa Aesar™ Bismuth(III) chloride, 98% (dry wt.), may cont. up to 3% water

$70.01 - $70.01

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Bismuth (III) chloride
CAS 7787-60-2
Molecular Formula BiCl3
Formula Weight 315.34g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003461
UN Number UN3260
Merck Index 14,1262
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alfa aesar™
A10510-14
25g Each for $70.01

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A10510-22
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Concentration May contain up to 3% water
Odor Irritating
Boiling Point ≈430°C (subl.)
Melting Point 230° to 232°C
Quantity 25g
Chemical Name or Material Bismuth (III) chloride
CAS 7787-60-2
Assay 98%
Assay Percent Notes (dry wt.)
Molecular Formula BiCl3
Formula Weight 315.34g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003461
UN Number UN3260
Merck Index 14,1262
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
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: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number EB2690000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Bismuth(III) chloride is used as a catalyst in organic synthesis and to prepare other bismuth salts. It is used as a starting material for the preparation of bismuthoxychloride upon hydrolysis. It is an oxidizing agent to prepare metallic bismuth by reducing agent. Further, it catalyzes the Michael reaction and the Mukaiyama-aldol reaction. In addition to this, it is a Lewis acid.

Solubility
Soluble in hydrochloric acid, nitric acid, diethyl ether, ethyl acetate and acetone. Insoluble in alcohol.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

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-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.