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44836 Indium(III) sulfide, 99.995% (metals basis)

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
44836-04 2g 55.60
44836-09 10g 136.00
44836-18 50g 534.00
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Indium(III) sulfide, 99.995% (metals basis)


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Insoluble in water and organic solvents.


Indium(III) sulfide emerged as a promising low-hazard buffer material and is used to improve the properties of solar cells and also replaces the hazardous CdS. It is a mid band gap semiconductor.


Moisture sensitive and hygroscopic. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong acids and strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Mughal, M. A.; Engelken, R.; Sharma, R. Progress in indium (III) sulfide (In 2 S 3) buffer layer deposition techniques for CIS, CIGS, and CdTe-based thin film solar cells. Sol. Energy 2015, 120, 131-146.

Akdas, T.; Distaso, M.; Kuhri, S.; Winter, B.; Birajdar, B.; Spiecker, E.; Peukert, W. The effects of post-processing on the surface and the optical properties of copper indium sulfide quantum dots. J. Colloid Interface Sci 2015, 445, 337-347.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H332-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. 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. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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