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Alfa Aesar™ Cerium(III) chloride heptahydrate, 99%

$46.57 - $147.24

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Cerium(III) chloride heptahydrate
CAS 18618-55-8
Molecular Formula CeCl3·7H2O
Formula Weight 372.60g/mol (246.48g/mol Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00149634
Merck Index 14,1997
Synonym Cerous chloride heptahydrate
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AAA1294730

 
alfa aesar™
A12947-30
250g Each for $147.24

AAA1294718

 
alfa aesar™
A12947-18
50g Each for $46.57
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Quantity 250g
Chemical Name or Material Cerium(III) chloride heptahydrate
CAS 18618-55-8
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula CeCl3·7H2O
Formula Weight 372.60g/mol (246.48g/mol Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00149634
Merck Index 14,1997
Synonym Cerous chloride heptahydrate
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 FK5100000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Cerium(III) chloride heptahydrate is used in the preparation of allylsilanes from esters. It is used as a reducing agent in organic synthesis in place of sodium borohydride. In Luche reaction, carvone gives selectively allylic alcohol.

Solubility
Soluble in alcohol and acetone. Slightly soluble in tetrahydrofuran. Insoluble in cold water.

Notes
Air sensitive. Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong acids and strong 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.