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Alfa Aesar™ Calcium fluoride, precipitated, 97%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A101760I

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Catalog No. AAA101760I



Description

Description

Applications
Calcium fluoride is used to manufacture optical components such as windows and lenses, used in thermal imaging systems, spectroscopy, and excimer lasers. In combination with KF, it is a useful fluorinating agent for conversion of other alkyl halides to fluorides. It may be used in the fabrication of microfluidic capillary electrophoresis (CE) devices.

Solubility
Soluble in ammonium salts. Soluble in water (slightly).

Notes
Store at room temperature. Separated from mineral acids. Protect from humidity and water. Incompatible with moisture and oxidizing agents.
Specifications

Specifications

Calcium fluoride
7789-75-5
CaF2
14,1667
[F-].[F-].[Ca+2]
78.075
CHEBI:35437
Odorless
1403°C
Precipitated
97%
MFCD00010907
WUKWITHWXAAZEY-UHFFFAOYSA-L
calcium;difluoride
84512
78.08
~2500°C
5000g

Chemical Identifiers

7789-75-5
78.075
WUKWITHWXAAZEY-UHFFFAOYSA-L
CHEBI:35437
[F-].[F-].[Ca+2]
CaF2
MFCD00010907
84512
calcium;difluoride
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Warning

RTECSNumber : EW1760000

TSCA : TSCA

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