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44435 Aluminum fluoride, anhydrous, 99.99% (metals basis)

CAS Number
7784-18-1
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
44435-09 10g 88.40
44435-18 50g 318.00
44435-30 250g 1046.00
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Aluminum fluoride, anhydrous, 99.99% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00003426
EINECS
232-051-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
AlF3
Formula Weight
83.98
Form
Powder
Melting point
1291° subl.
Density
2.882
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

Applications

Aluminum fluoride is used in the smelting process to lower the melting point of electrolytes, production of aluminum silicates, refining of aluminum scarp, production of specialty refractory products, and in glass industry as filler. It is used as flux ingredient to remove magnesium.

Notes

Store in a tightly closed container away from air, moisture and heat. Incompatible with strong acids such as hydrochloric acid, sulfuric acid and nitric acid.

Literature References

Machynskyy, O.; Srebowata, A.; Kemnitz, E.; Karpiński, Z. Hydrodechlorination of Carbon Tetrachloride and 1,2-Dichloroethane on Palladium Nanoparticles Supported on Metal Fluorides. Int. J. Green Energy. 2015, 12 (8), 780-786.

Lee, Y.; Dumont, J. W.; Cavanagh, A. S.; George, S. M. Atomic Layer Deposition of AlF3 Using Trimethylaluminum and Hydrogen Fluoride. J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119 (25), 14185-14194.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H318-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,339
Harmonized Tariff Code
2826.12
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
BD0725000

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