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7783-40-6 - Magnesium fluoride, Optical Grade, 99.9% (metals basis) - 11021 - Alfa Aesar

11021 Magnesium fluoride, Optical Grade, 99.9% (metals basis)

CAS Number
7783-40-6
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10g 30.90
50g 134.00
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Magnesium fluoride, Optical Grade, 99.9% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00011108
EINECS
231-995-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
MgF2
Formula Weight
62.30
Form
Broken Crystals
Melting point
1261°
Density
3.148
Refractive Index
1.35-1.38
Solubility
Insoluble in water. Soluble in nitric acid but insoluble in ethanol.

Applications

Magnesium fluoride finds application in optics, that are also used in space telescopes. It is also used in the electrolysis of aluminum ore and anti-reflective coatings.

Notes

Stable under normal conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335-H303

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

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/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. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). 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
14,5665
Harmonized Tariff Code
2826.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OM3325000

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