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13760-78-6 - Holmium(III) fluoride, anhydrous, REacton®, 99.99% (REO) - 11278 - Alfa Aesar

11278 Holmium(III) fluoride, anhydrous, REacton®, 99.99% (REO)

CAS Number
13760-78-6
Synonyms

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Holmium(III) fluoride, anhydrous, REacton®, 99.99% (REO)

MDL
MFCD00016142
EINECS
237-352-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
HoF3
Formula Weight
221.93
Form
Crystalline Lump
Melting point
1143°
Density
7.6
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Applications

Holmium(III) fluoride is used as an intermediate in the manufacture of glass, metal halide lamp and dopant to garnet laser. It is employed in metallurgy, chemical and physical vapor deposition and in some optical coatings.

Notes

Hygroscopic.Store in a cool, dry conditions in a well sealed container. Do not store near acids. Incompatible with strong reducing agents.

Literature References

B Bleaney; J F Gregg; R W Hill; M Lazzouni; M J M Leask and M R Wells. The magnetic properties of holmium trifluoride HoF3. Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics. 1988, 21 14, 2721.

Tetsumi Sumiyoshi and Hitoshi Sekita. Dual-wavelength continuous-wave cascade oscillation at 3 and 2 µm with a holmium-doped fluoride-glass fiber laser.Optics Letters. 1998, 23 1837-1839.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H331-H302-H312-H315-H319-H335

Toxic if inhaled. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P311-P362-P301+P312-P312-P405-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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2846.90
TSCA
Yes

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