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13760-83-3 - Erbium(III) fluoride, anhydrous, REacton®, 99.99% (REO) - 11312 - Alfa Aesar

11312 Erbium(III) fluoride, anhydrous, REacton®, 99.99% (REO)

CAS Number
13760-83-3
Synonyms

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10g 100.63
50g 278.40
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Erbium(III) fluoride, anhydrous, REacton®, 99.99% (REO)

MDL
MFCD00016074
EINECS
237-356-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
ErF3
Formula Weight
224.28
Form
Granular/Powder
Melting point
1350°
Density
6.4
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Applications

Erbium(III) fluoride is an important colorant in glass manufacturing and porcelain enamel glazes. It is used to produce erbium metal. It is used as dopant in making optical products. It is highly employed as erbium doped fluoride fibers in optical communications.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.Do not store near acids. Store under dry inert gas. Hygroscopic. Protect from humidity and water.

Literature References

R. Reisfeld and E. Greenberg. Energy transfer between managanese(II) and erbium(III) in various fluoride glasses.Journal of Solid State Chemistry. 1984, 53 236-245.

Masuda, Hiroji; Kanagawa; Kawai, S.; Suzuki; Ken-Ichi; Aida K. Ultrawide 75-nm 3-dB gain-band optical amplification with erbium-doped fluoride fiber amplifiers and distributed Raman amplifiers. Photonics Technology Letters. 1998, 10 516 - 518.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

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

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

Harmonized Tariff Code
2846.90
TSCA
Yes

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