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1304-56-9 - Beryllium oxide, 99% (metals basis) - 10001 - Alfa Aesar

10001 Beryllium oxide, 99% (metals basis)

CAS Number
1304-56-9
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 41.60
25g 143.00
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Beryllium oxide, 99% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00003457
EINECS
215-133-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
BeO
Formula Weight
25.01
Form
Powder
Melting point
2575°
Boiling Point
4300°
Density
3.01
Solubility
Insoluble in water. Slowly soluble in concentrated acids, alkali hydroxides

Applications

Beryllium oxide is widely used in industry due to its low density and high thermal and electrical conductivity. It is used in high-technology ceramics, electronic heat sinks, electrical insulators, high-power devices, high-density electrical circuits, microwaves, X-ray windows, nuclear reactor fuels and for various aerospace and military applications.

Notes

Stable and incompatible with acids, caustics, chlorinated hydrocarbons, oxidizers, molten lithium and magnesium.

Literature References

Haynes, W.M. CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. , 94th Edition. CRC Press LLC: Boca Raton, FL, 2013-2014; p. 4-51

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H330-H315-H319-H317-H350-H335-H372

Toxic if swallowed. Fatal if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause an allergic skin reaction. May cause cancer. May cause respiratory irritation. Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P301+P310a-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P320-P330-P405-P501a

IF SWALLOWED: IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Specific treatment is urgent (see label). Rinse mouth. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,1172
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2825.90
TSCA
Yes

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