Alfa Aesar™ Polyphosphoric acid, ca 84% (as phosphorus pentoxide)
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ L14856AP
Polyphosphoric acid; approx. 84%, (as phosphorus pentoxide); Alfa Aesar; 500mL; CAS: 8017-16-1Applications
Polyphosphoric acid is used as a dehydrating agent, cyclizing agent, acylating agent, analytical reagent and as a ring closing reagent. It is used in the production of phosphate esters, acid phosphates and pharmaceuticals. It is involved in metal treatment and as an asphalt and a bitumen additive. Furthermore, it is employed for the determination of tryptophan and used a reagent for the alkylation and acylation reactions of aromatic and alkenic compounds.
Miscible with water.
Hygroscopic. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with bases. It reacts with water violently to generate heat and phosphoric acid.
|(as phosphorus pentoxide)|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
TSCA : TSCA