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Alfa Aesar™ Hexafluorosilicic acid, 35% w/w aq. soln.

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ L148290E

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Catalog No. AAL148290E

 

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Specifications

Description

Hexafluorosilicic acid; Alfa Aesar; 2500g; FW: 144.09; H2F6Si; BP: 108 to 109; CAS: 16961-83-4

Applications
Hexafluorosilicic acid is commonly used as a source of fluoride. It is converted to a variety of useful hexafluorosilicate salts. It is also used as an electrolyte in the Betts electrolytic process for refining lead. It is an important organic reagent for cleaving Si-O bonds of silyl ethers. Further, it is used as wood a preservation agent and also used in surface modification of calcium carbonate.

Solubility
Miscible with water.

Notes
Incompatible in strong oxidizing agents, metals, alkalis, strong acids, stoneware and glass.
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Hexafluorosilicic acid
108° to 109°C
16961-83-4
H2SiF6
MFCD00036289
14,4182
35% w/w aq. soln.
2500g
H2F6Si
144.09
UN1778
Fluorosilicic acid; Hydrofluorosilicic acid

Chemical Identifiers

16961-83-4
H2SiF6
MFCD00036289
14,4182
Hexafluorosilicic acid
H2F6Si
144.09
UN1778
Fluorosilicic acid; Hydrofluorosilicic acid

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H314
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

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.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: FLUOROSILICIC ACID

RTECSNumber : VV8225000

TSCA : TSCA