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Antimony(III) chloride is used as a chlorinating agent, as a fireproofing agent in textiles; in bronzing steel and as a mordant in dyeing as well as a caustic in medicine. It is also used as an apoptosis agent that is used to detect cholesterols and carotenoids. It is also employed to detect certain compounds, such as cholesterols and carotenoids. This agent seems to cause dehydration of cholesterol to 3,5-cholestadiene and 2,4-cholestadiene which produce the blue color seen during the reaction.
Stanislaw F. Wnuk.; Morris J. Robins. Antimony(III) chloride exerts potent catalysis of the conversion of sulfoxides to .alpha.-fluoro thioethers with (diethylamino)sulfur trifluoride. J. Org. Chem. 1990, 55 (15), 4757-4760.
Chan Sik Cho.; Shin-ichi Motofusa.; Kouichi Ohe.; Sakae Uemur.; Sang Chul Shim. A New Catalytic Activity of Antimony(III) Chloride in Palladium(0)-Catalyzed Conjugate Addition of Aromatics to .alpha.,.beta.-Unsaturated Ketones and Aldehydes with Sodium Tetraphenylborate and Arylboronic Acids. J. Org. Chem. 1995, 60 (4), 883-888.
Hazard Statements: H314
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary Statements: P260u-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dusts or mists. 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. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.