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

CAS Number
7783-40-6
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
11021-09 10g 33.10
11021-18 50g 144.00
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,5665
Harmonized Tariff Code
2826.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OM3325000

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