Alfa Aesar™ Bismuth(III) chloride, 98% (dry wt.), may cont. up to 3% water


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A10510.36

UNSPSC: 12141706

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 7787-60-2 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 500g

Product Code. 11478763

Quantity Price
1 £ 263.83 / 500g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 05-04-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Bismuth (III) chloride
CAS 7787-60-2
Molecular Formula BiCl3
Formula Weight 315.34
MDL Number MFCD00003461
UN Number UN3260
Merck Index 14,1262

Specification

Formula Weight 315.34
Health Hazard 3 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.
Chemical Name or Material Bismuth (III) chloride
Assay Percent Notes (dry wt.)
Health Hazard 1 Danger
RTECS Number EB2690000
MDL Number MFCD00003461
CAS 7787-60-2
Quantity 500g
Boiling Point ≈430°C (subl.)
Assay 98%
Melting Point 230° to 232°C
Molecular Formula BiCl3
TSCA TSCA
Odor Irritating
Merck Index 14,1262
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Concentration May contain up to 3% water
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
UN Number UN3260

Applications
Bismuth(III) chloride is used as a catalyst in organic synthesis and to prepare other bismuth salts. It is used as a starting material for the preparation of bismuthoxychloride upon hydrolysis. It is an oxidizing agent to prepare metallic bismuth by reducing agent. Further, it catalyzes the Michael reaction and the Mukaiyama-aldol reaction. In addition to this, it is a Lewis acid.

Solubility
Soluble in hydrochloric acid, nitric acid, diethyl ether, ethyl acetate and acetone. Insoluble in alcohol.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Documentation

Technical documents

Safety and Handling

Danger

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