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15098-87-0 - Aluminum fluoride trihydrate, 97% - Aluminum trifluoride - 11496 - Alfa Aesar

11496 Aluminum fluoride trihydrate, 97%

CAS Number
15098-87-0
Synonyms
Aluminum trifluoride

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 34.00
500g 99.70
2kg 290.00
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Aluminum fluoride trihydrate, 97%

MDL
MFCD00003426
EINECS
232-051-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
AlF3•3H2O
Formula Weight
138.02 (83.98anhy)
Form
Powder
Melting point
250° -3H{2}O
Density
2.17
Solubility
Slightly soluble in water, acids and alkalis. Insoluble in alcohol and acetone.

Applications

Aluminum fluoride trihydrate is used as an additive for the production of aluminum by electrolysis. It is also used to inhibit fermentation and in the preparation of low index films. It serves as a flux ingredient for the removal of magnesium in the refining of aluminum scrap. Further, it is used in the manufacture of aluminum silicates, ceramics and glass. In addition, it acts as a catalyst for organic synthesis and filler in glass industry.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids.

Literature References

Okamoto, M.; Huang, L.; Yamano, M.; Sawayama, S.; Nishimura, Y. Skeletal isomerization of tetradecane catalyzed by TON-type zeolites with a fragmented core-shell structure. Appl. Catal., A 2013, 455, 122-128.

Kaminskas, R.; Kubiliute, R. Artificial pozzolana from silica gel waste-clay-limestone composite. Adv. Cem. Res. 2013, 26 (3), 155-168.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P301+P312-P312-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. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. 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
14,339
Harmonized Tariff Code
2826.12
TSCA
Yes

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