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32112 Gallium(III) fluoride, anhydrous, 99.85% (metals basis)

CAS Number
7783-51-9
Synonyms

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Gallium(III) fluoride, anhydrous, 99.85% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00011021
EINECS
232-004-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
GaF3
Formula Weight
126.72
Form
Powder
Melting point
800° subl.
Boiling Point
ca 1000°
Density
4.47
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Applications

Gallium(III) fluoride reacts with mineral acids to give hydrofluoric acid. It is used in the preparation and study of optical fluorogallate glasses.

Notes

H{2}O, <0.5%Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with acids.

Literature References

Böhrer, H.; Trapp, N.; Himmel, D.; Schleep, M.; Krossing, I. From unsuccessful H2-activation with FLPs containing B(Ohfip)3 to a systematic evaluation of the Lewis acidity of 33 Lewis acids based on fluoride, chloride, hydride and methyl ion affinities. Dalton Trans. 2015, 44 (16), 7489-7499.

Brekhovskikh, M. N.; Moiseeva, L. V.; Batygov, S. K.; Zhidkova, I. A.; Fedorov, V. A. Glasses on the basis of heavy metal fluorides. Inorg. Mater. 2015, 51 (13), 1348-1361.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H335

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P271-P280-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. 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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,4354
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2826.19
TSCA
Yes

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