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78-50-2 - Tri-n-octylphosphine oxide, 98% - A11062 - Alfa Aesar

A11062 Tri-n-octylphosphine oxide, 98%

CAS Number
78-50-2
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 32.76
100g 105.30
500g 397.60
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Tri-n-octylphosphine oxide, 98%

MDL
MFCD00002083
EINECS
201-121-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C24H51OP
Formula Weight
386.65
Melting point
52-57°
Boiling Point
212-213°/0.3mm
Flash Point
252°(486°F)
Density
0.88
Solubility
Soluble in chloroform, toluene and hexane. Insoluble in water.

Applications

Tri-n-octylphosphine oxide is a solvent used in the extraction of metals, especially uranium, zirconium and hafnium. It is also used as an auxiliary reagent in the solvent extraction of metals. It is also used to extract hydrogen bonding organic compounds. Further, it is useful as a capping ligand for the production of quantum dots, such as those consisting of cadmium selenide.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Used in the extraction of various metals into organic solvents.

Ren, C.; Hao, J.; Chen, H.; Wang, K.; Wu, D. Prepare core-multishell CdSe/ZnS nanocrystals with pure color and controlled emission by tri-n-octylphosphine-assisted method. Appl. Surf. Sci. 2015, 353, 480-488.

Grimes, T. S.; Zalupski, P. R.; Martin, L. R. Features of the Thermodynamics of Trivalent Lanthanide/Actinide Distribution Reactions by Tri-n-octylphosphine Oxide and Bis(2-ethylhexyl) Phosphoric Acid. J. Phys. Chem. B 2014, 118 (44), 12725-12733.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H318-H315-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P310-P362-P312-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
1796648
Harmonized Tariff Code
2931.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
SZ1662500

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