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1313-27-5 - Molybdenum(VI) oxide, 99.5% - Molybdenum trioxide - A11159 - Alfa Aesar

A11159 Molybdenum(VI) oxide, 99.5%

CAS Number
1313-27-5
Synonyms
Molybdenum trioxide

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 22.45
250g 72.10
1000g 244.11
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Molybdenum(VI) oxide, 99.5%

MDL
MFCD00003469
EINECS
215-204-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
MoO3
Formula Weight
143.94
Melting point
795°
Boiling Point
1155° subl.
Density
4.692
Solubility
Slightly soluble in water. Soluble in concentrated mineral acids and alkali hydroxide solutions.

Applications

Molybdenum(VI) oxide is a very promising and stable oxide for electrochromic applications and used as a catalyst in the oil industry. It is also used to make metal molybdenum. It has a wide band gap type semiconductor with distinctive electrochromic, thermochromic, and photochromic properties, has been widely investigated as smart materials for catalysis sensors, lubricants, lithium battery, organic solar cells, and display materials.

Notes

It does not react with acids other than hydrofluoric and concentrated sulfuric acids.

Literature References

Thomas, R.; Kas, J.; Glatzel, P.; Samarai, M.; Groot, F. M. F.; Mori, R. A.; Kavi, M.; Zitnik, M.; Bucar, K.; Rehr, J. J.; Tromp, M. Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering of Molybdenum Oxides and Sulfides. J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119 (5), 2419-2426.

Dasgupta, B.; Ren, Y.; Wong, L. M.; Kong, L.; Tok, E. S.; Chim, W. K.; Chiam, S. Y. Detrimental Effects of Oxygen Vacancies in Electrochromic Molybdenum Oxide. J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119 (19), 10592-10601.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H319-H335-H351

Toxic if swallowed. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. Suspected of causing cancer.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P261-P280-P281-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P312-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,6239
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2825.70
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
QA4725000

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