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Alfa Aesar™ Calcium fluoride, precipitated, 97%

$26.50 - $100.51

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Calcium fluoride
CAS 7789-75-5
Name Note Precipitated
Molecular Formula CaF2
Formula Weight 78.08g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00010907
Merck Index 14,1667
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AAA1017630

 
alfa aesar™
A10176-30
250g Each for $26.50

AAA101760B

 
alfa aesar™
A10176-0B
1000g Each for $100.51
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Boiling Point ≈2500°C
Melting Point 1403°C
Quantity 250g
Chemical Name or Material Calcium fluoride
Name Note Precipitated
CAS 7789-75-5
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula CaF2
Formula Weight 78.08g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00010907
Merck Index 14,1667
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 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.
RTECS Number EW1760000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Safety and Handling

Warning

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.

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