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10018 Cesium chloride, 99.9% (metals basis)

CAS Number
7647-17-8
Synonyms

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10018-14 25g 51.80
10018-22 100g 138.00
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Cesium chloride, 99.9% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00010955
EINECS
231-600-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
CsCl
Formula Weight
168.36
Form
Crystalline
Melting point
646°
Boiling Point
1303°
Density
3.99
Refractive Index
1.6418
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water and concentrated hydrochloric acid.

Applications

Analytical chemistry reagent for detecting inorganic ions. Source of cesium metal. Phase transfer catalyst in organic chemistry. Used for density gradient work to separate and purify proteins (isopycnic centrifugation) including chromosomal, plasmid and organelle (mitochondrial or plasmid) DNAs, and different RNA types. Preparation of electrically conducting glasses and screens of cathode ray tubes.

Notes

Cesium chloride crystals are very hygroscopic and gradually disintegrate at ambient conditions.

Literature References

Liao, Y. X.; Yi, F. T. Nanopillars by cesium chloride self-assembly and dry etching. Nanotechnology 2010, 21 (46), 465302.

Wenqi, L.; Jianyong, Q.; Jinyang, C.; Ningbo, L.; Renhua, Q.; Xinhua, X. Cesium Chloride Catalysized the Reaction of Sodium (Potassium) Carboxylates with Alkyl Bromides (Chlorides). Chin. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 33 (01), 190-194.

Lushchik, A.; Feldbach, E.; Frorip, A.; Ibragimov, K.; Kuusmann, I.; Lushchik, C. Relaxation of excitons in wide-gap cesium chloride crystals. J. Phys. Condens. Matter 1994, 6 (12), 2357-2366.

Sulaiman, B. D.; Morrison, W. R. Proteins associated with the surface of wheat starch granules purified by centrifuging through caesium chloride. J. Cereal Sci. 1990, 12 (1), 53-61.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H361-H373

Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P260-P281-P308+P313-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,2011
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
FK9625000

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