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Gold(I) chloride is used as a starting material for the preparation of Phosphine ligated gold(I) complexes, which is used as catalysts in synthetic chemistry. It is also used to prepare metallic gold and potassium auric bromide and potassium chloride.
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Hazard Statements: H290-H314-H317-H500
May be corrosive to metals. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause an allergic skin reaction. May form combustible dust concentrations in air
Precautionary Statements: P234-P260-P264b-P272-P280-P301+P330+P331-P302+P352-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P363-P390-P501c
Keep only in original container. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. 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. Absorb spillage to prevent material damage. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant