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


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A10510.14

UNSPSC: 12141706

Code: NEW

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


Quantity 25g

Product Code. 11458763

Quantity Price
1 £ 16.75 / 25g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 12-04-2017
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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.
Odor Irritating
CAS 7787-60-2
RTECS Number EB2690000
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Chemical Name or Material Bismuth (III) chloride
Assay 98%
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
UN Number UN3260
Assay Percent Notes (dry wt.)
TSCA TSCA
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
Melting Point 230° to 232°C
Molecular Formula BiCl3
Merck Index 14,1262
Quantity 25g
Boiling Point ≈430°C (subl.)
MDL Number MFCD00003461

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.