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11555 Potassium fluoride dihydrate, 98.5+%

CAS Number
13455-21-5
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
11555-14 25g 10.90
11555-30 250g 49.10
11555-A1 1kg 163.00
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Potassium fluoride dihydrate, 98.5+%

MDL
MFCD00149929
EINECS
232-151-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
KF•2H2O
Formula Weight
94.13 (58.10anhy)
Form
Crystalline
Melting point
41°
Density
2.5
Refractive Index
1.352
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Freely soluble in waterSoluble in water. Insoluble in ethanol.

Applications

Potassium fluoride dihydrate is used as a stationary phase in gas chromatography. It is also used for the conversion of chlorocarbons into fluorocarbons through Finkelstein reaction. Further, it is used as a fluxing agent of silver brazing and metallurgical processing. It serves as an analytical reagent, complexing agent and masking agent.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong acids and oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Reiner, M.; Reiss, M.; Brünig, T.; Knuuttila, L.; Pietschnig, R.; Ostermaier, C. Chemical understanding and utility of H3PO4 etching of group-III-nitrides. Phys. Status Solidi B 2015, 252 (5), 1121-1126.

Kai, Y.; Hu, Y.; Wang, K.; Zhi, W.; Liang, M.; Yang, W. A highly selective colorimetric and ratiometric fluorescent chemodosimeter for detection of fluoride ions based on 1, 8-naphthalimide derivatives. Spectrochim. Acta, Part A 2014, 118, 239-243.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301+H311+H331-H318

Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Toxic if inhaled. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P310-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P311-P312-P330-P361-P363-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,7632
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2826.19
TSCA
Yes

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