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Alfa Aesar™ Polyphosphoric acid, ca 84% (as phosphorus pentoxide)


Quantity 500mL

Manufacturer: alfa aesar™  L14856-AP

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Catalog No. AAL14856AP

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Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

Odor Odorless
Quantity 500mL
Chemical Name or Material Polyphosphoric acid
CAS 8017-16-1
Assay ≈84%
Assay Percent Notes (as phosphorus pentoxide)
MDL Number MFCD00084480
UN Number UN3264
Merck Index 14,7580
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P310
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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material Polyphosphoric acid
CAS 8017-16-1
MDL Number MFCD00084480
UN Number UN3264
Merck Index 14,7580

Applications
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.

Solubility
Miscible with water.

Notes
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.

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Danger

GHS P Statement
P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P310
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.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.