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7783-49-5 - Zinc fluoride, anhydrous, 99% min - 11541 - Alfa Aesar

11541 Zinc fluoride, anhydrous, 99% min

CAS Number
7783-49-5
Synonyms

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250g 243.00
1kg 792.00
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Zinc fluoride, anhydrous, 99% min

MDL
MFCD00011298
EINECS
232-001-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
ZnF2
Formula Weight
103.37
Form
Powder
Melting point
872°
Boiling Point
1500°
Density
4.95
Solubility
Sparingly soluble in hydrochloric acid, nitric acid, and ammonium hydroxide.

Applications

It is widely used in fluorination of organic compounds, as additive of electrolytic aluminum and also in electroplating baths. It is used in preserving food, manufacture of flux, oxygen-sensitive applications such as metal production, glasses, enamels, fabrics and plastics. It is also used in oil refining, manufacture of pharmaceuticals, manufacture phosphors for fluorescent electric lights, and floor coverings.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Hydrolysis occurs in hot water to produce zinc hydroxyfluoride.

Literature References

Zhang, Z. G.; Wang, H.; and Zhu, M. Hydrogen release from sodium borohydrides at low temperature by the addition of zinc fluoride. Int. J. Hydrogen Energ. 2011, 36 (14), 8203-8208.

Sharma, Y. K.; Surana, S. S. L.; Dubedi, R. P.; Joshi, V. Spectroscopic and radiative properties of Sm 3+ doped zinc fluoride borophosphate glasses. Mater. Sci. Eng. B 2005, 119 (2), 131-135.

Guo, Y.; Wuttke, S.; Vimont, A.; Daturi, M.; Teinz, K.; Kemnitz, E. Novel sol-gel prepared zinc fluoride: synthesis, characterisation and acid-base sites analysis. J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 14587-14593.

Sattler, W.; Ruccolo, S.; Parkin, G. Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity of a Terminal Organozinc Fluoride Compound: Hydrogen Bonding, Halogen Bonding, and Donor-Acceptor Interactions. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135 (50), 18714-18717.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H318-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,10136
Harmonized Tariff Code
2826.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
ZH3500000

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