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39739 Xenon difluoride, 99.5% (metals basis)

CAS Number
13709-36-9
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
39739-04 2g 141.00
39739-09 10g 467.00
39739-18 50g 1821.00
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Xenon difluoride, 99.5% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00040538
EINECS
237-251-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
XeF2
Formula Weight
169.30
Form
Crystalline Granules, shipped in teflon
Melting point
127-129°
Density
4.32
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Store under Argon. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Decomposes in water.

Applications

Used as Fluorinating agent and oxidizing agent, gaseous etchant for silicon, particularly in the production of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).

Notes

Xenon difluoride is unstable and air sensitive, moisture-sensitive. It decomposes on contact with light or water vapor.

Literature References

Timothy B. P.; Khazaeli, S.; Nadji, S.; Smit, K. H.; Reif, D. Mechanistic studies of fluorodecarboxylation with xenon difluoride. Org. Chem. 1993, 58 (3), 705-708.

Kaspi, A. W.; Levi, A. Y.; Goldberg, I.; Vigalok, A. Xenon Difluoride Induced Aryl Iodide Reductive Elimination:? a Simple Access to Difluoropalladium(II) Complexes. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47 (1), 5-7.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H272-H314-H335

May intensify fire; oxidizer. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P220-P221-P260-P264b-P271-P280-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P306+P360-P310-P353-P363-P370+P380+P375-P372-P380-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials. Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles. 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 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. IF ON CLOTHING: Rinse immediately contaminated clothing and skin with plenty of water before removing clothes. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse skin with water/shower. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Evacuate area. Fight fire remotely due to the risk of explosion. Explosion risk in case of fire. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,10072
Hazard Class
5.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2812.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
ZE1294116

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