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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium hydrogen fluoride, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium hydrogen fluoride
CAS 7789-29-9
Molecular Formula KHF2
Formula Weight 78.1
MDL Number MFCD00011403
UN Number UN1811
Merck Index 14,7610
Synonym Potassium bifluoride
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AAA130310E

 
alfa aesar™
A130310E
2500g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1303122

 
alfa aesar™
A1303122
100g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 78.1
Chemical Name or Material Potassium hydrogen fluoride
TSCA TSCA
Odor Odorless
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula KHF2
MDL Number MFCD00011403
CAS 7789-29-9
UN Number UN1811
Merck Index 14,7610
Synonym Potassium bifluoride
Melting Point 239°C (dec.)
pH 1
Quantity 2500g
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H314
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: POTASSIUM HYDROGENDIFLUORIDE SOLID
RTECS Number TS6650000

Applications
Potassium hydrogen fluoride is used as an abrasive, as a pretreatment of metals before they are further processed, as a wood preservative and as a chemical intermediate.

Solubility
Soluble in water (392 g/L). Also soluble in ethanol.

Notes
It is hygroscopic. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301-H314
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.