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7784-13-6 - Aluminum chloride hexahydrate, Reagent Grade - 12297 - Alfa Aesar

12297 Aluminum chloride hexahydrate, Reagent Grade

CAS Number
7784-13-6
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500g 43.22
2kg 126.48
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Aluminum chloride hexahydrate, Reagent Grade

MDL
MFCD00149134
EINECS
231-208-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
AlCl3•6H2O
Formula Weight
241.43 (133.34anhy)
Form
Crystalline
Melting point
100° dec.
Density
2.398
Solubility
Highly soluble in water. Soluble in alcohol, ether, glycerol, propylene glycol and acetonitrile.

Applications

Pharmaceutical preparations of aluminum chloride hexahydrate are used to treat hyperhidrosis, a condition involving excessive sweating. It is also employed in deodorants, antiperspirant preparations, dyeing fabrics, refining crude oil, textile finishing, manufacturing parchment paper, preserving the wood and disinfecting stables. It also finds use as a reagent in organic synthesis. Aluminum chloride hexahydrate is also useful in water treatment process, medicine and cosmetic products.

Notes

Aluminum chloride hexahydrate is hygroscopic in nature. Store in a tightly closed container.

Literature References

Schwiderski, M.; Kruse, A. Catalytic effect of aluminium chloride on the example of the conversion of sugar model compounds. J. Mol. Catal. A Chem. 2015, 402, 64-70.

Pastore, C.; Lopez, A.; Mascolo, G. Efficient conversion of brown grease produced by municipal wastewater treatment plant into biofuel using aluminium chloride hexahydrate under very mild conditions. Biores. Tech. 2014, 155, 91-97.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H318-H303

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. May be harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P310

Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

Other References

Merck
14,337
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.32
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
BD0530000

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