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40755 Magnesium fluoride, Puratronic®, 99.99% (metals basis)

CAS Number
7783-40-6
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
40755-04 2g 58.30
40755-09 10g 195.00
40755-18 50g 711.00
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Magnesium fluoride, Puratronic®, 99.99% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00011108
EINECS
231-995-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
F2Mg
Formula Weight
62.30
Form
Powder
Melting point
1261°
Density
3.148
Refractive Index
1.35-1.38
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water, nitric acid. Insoluble in ethanol.

Applications

Used in optics, space telescopes. Most commonly used on the surfaces of optical elements as inexpensive anti-reflective coatings.

Notes

Non combustible. It can be stored in Polyethylene or polypropylene container.

Literature References

Shibata, N.; Sato, H.; Sakaki, S.; Sugita, Y. Theoretical Study of Magnesium Fluoride in Aqueous Solution. J. Phys. Chem. B 2011, 115 (35), 10553-10559.

Sevonkaev, I.; Matijevi?, E. Formation of Magnesium Fluoride Particles of Different Morphologies. J. Phys. Chem. B 2009, 25 (18), 10534-10539.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P362-P501c

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 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 if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,5665
Harmonized Tariff Code
2826.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OM3325000

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