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11022 Calcium fluoride, 99%

CAS Number
7789-75-5
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
11022-09 10g 45.40
11022-18 50g 96.20
11022-30 250g 371.00
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Calcium fluoride, 99%

MDL
MFCD00010907
EINECS
232-188-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
CaF2
Formula Weight
78.08
Form
Transparent Crystals
Melting point
1403°
Boiling Point
ca 2500°
Density
3.18
Refractive Index
1.434
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in ammonium salts. Insoluble in water.

Applications

It finds its application in spectroscopy, electronics, lasers, high-temperature dry-film lubricants, emery wheels, certain cements, phosphors, paint pigment, catalyst in wood preservatives, and optical equipment. Calcium fluoride is used as component of electrolyte, fluxing agent for aluminum metallurgy. It is used in glass and fluorescent lamps industry. It has dental applications.

Notes

Hygroscopic, protect from water/moisture and humidity. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition. Store under inert gas. Store away from oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Roland W. Ure. Ionic Conductivity of Calcium Fluoride Crystals.J. Chem. Phys.,1957,261363.

H.G. McCann. The solubility of fluorapatite and its relationship to that of calcium fluoride.Archives of Oral Biology.,1968,13(8), 987-1001.

Hazard Statements:

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

Precautionary Statements:

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
14,1667
Harmonized Tariff Code
2826.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EW1760000

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