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13126-12-0 - Rubidium nitrate, Puratronic®, 99.975% (metals basis) - 10852 - Alfa Aesar

10852 Rubidium nitrate, Puratronic®, 99.975% (metals basis)

CAS Number
13126-12-0
Synonyms

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50g 537.00
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Rubidium nitrate, Puratronic®, 99.975% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00011193
EINECS
236-060-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
RbNO3
Formula Weight
147.47
Form
Crystalline
Melting point
310°
Density
3.11
Refractive Index
1.52
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water and nitric acid. Slightly soluble in acetone.

Applications

Rubidium nitrate is used in infrared radiation producing pyrotechnic compositions. It acts as a colorant and an oxidizer especially in decoys and illumination flares. Further, it is employed as a starting material in the preparation of other rubidium compounds and rubidium metal, which is utilized for the preparation of catalysts and in scintillation counters. In addition to this, it is used in fireworks to produce a red-violet color.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong reducing agents and strong acids.

Literature References

Iskakova, A. A.; Uvarov, N. F.; Bokhonov, B. B. The effect of cationic doping on the ionic conductivity of rubidium nitrate. Russ. J. Electrochem. 2015, 51 (6), 508-512.

Nasirov, V. I.; Namazova, N. M.; Bairamov, R. B.; Guseinov, G. G.; Amirov, A. S. The influence of vacuum on polymorphic transformations in rubidium nitrate. Crystallogr. Rep. 2014, 59 (7), 1084-1087.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H272-H303-H315-H319

May intensify fire; oxidizer. May be harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P221-P210v-P220-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P501a

Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles. Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials. 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. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Hazard Class
5.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2834.29
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
QV0900000

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