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51108 Niobium(V) chloride, 99% (metals basis)

CAS Number
10026-12-7
Synonyms
Niobium pentachloride

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
51108-09 10g 35.50
51108-22 100g 162.00
51108-36 500g 725.00
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Niobium(V) chloride, 99% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00011127
EINECS
233-059-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
NbCl5
Formula Weight
270.20
Form
15mm & Down Lumps, Packaged under argon
Melting point
208.3°
Boiling Point
248.2°
Density
2.74
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Decomposes in water. Soluble in alcohol, HCl, and Carbon tetrachlorideSoluble in alcohol, hydrochloric acid, carbon tetrachloride and chloroform.

Applications

In preparation of pure niobium, and as an intermediate.Niobium(V) chloride is the precursor in the preparation of pure niobium, and ferroniobium. It is used as Lewis acid catalyst in the organic synthesis in activating alkenes in the carbonyl-ene reaction and the Diels-Alder reaction.

Notes

It should be stored at desiccator and hygroscopic.

Literature References

Heravi, M. M.; Nahavandi, F.; Sadjadi, S.; Oskooie, H. A.; Tajbakhsh, M. Convenient Synthesis of Bis(indol)alkanes by Niobium(V) Chloride. Synth. Commun. 2009, 39, (18), 3285-3292.

Venkateswarlu, Y.; Leelavathi, P. Niobium (V) Chloride: An efficient Catalyst for the Synthesis of Quinoxalines. Lett. Organ. Chem. 2010, 7 (3), 208-211.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H314-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P501c

Do not breathe 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 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. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,6557
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.39
TSCA
Yes

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