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

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 8017-16-1
MDL Number MFCD00084480
UN Number UN3264
Merck Index 14,7580
Chemical Name or Material Polyphosphoric acid
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AAL14856AE SDS Alfa Aesar™
L14856AE
100mL N/A N/A  
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AAL14856AP SDS Alfa Aesar™
L14856AP
500mL N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

8017-16-1
UN3264
Polyphosphoric acid
MFCD00084480
14,7580

Specifications

100mL
MFCD00084480
14,7580
Polyphosphoric acid
8017-16-1
UN3264
Odorless
≈84%, (as phosphorus pentoxide)

Safety and Handling

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

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.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.

TSCA : TSCA