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7789-75-5 - Calcium fluoride, Puratronic®, 99.985% (metals basis) - 10681 - Alfa Aesar

10681 Calcium fluoride, Puratronic®, 99.985% (metals basis)

CAS Number
7789-75-5
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
2g 39.20
10g 131.00
50g 534.00
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Calcium fluoride, Puratronic®, 99.985% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00010907
EINECS
232-188-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
CaF2
Formula Weight
78.08
Form
Powder
Melting point
1403°
Boiling Point
ca 2500°
Density
3.18
Refractive Index
1.434
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water (slightly).

Applications

Calcium fluoride is used to manufacture optical components such as windows and lenses, used in thermal imaging systems, spectroscopy, and excimer lasers.

Notes

Store at room temperature. Separated from mineral acids.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H303-H315-H319-H335

May be harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P312a-P321-P332+P313-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Specific treatment (see label). If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,1667
Harmonized Tariff Code
2826.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EW1760000

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