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A12830 Magnesium fluoride hydrate, min 87% MgF2

CAS Number
7783-40-6
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A12830-36 500g 35.50
A12830-0E 2500g 132.00
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Magnesium fluoride hydrate, min 87% MgF2

MDL
MFCD00011108
EINECS
231-995-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
MgF2•xH2O
Formula Weight
62.30(anhy)
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water (87 mg/L at 18°C ).

Applications

Magnesium fluoride is used in ceramics, optical lenses, glass manufacturing, and single crystals for polarizing prisms. It is also used in organic synthesis.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with Strong oxidizing agents and strong acids. Store at room temperature.

Literature References

Marilyn J. Dodge. Refractive properties of magnesium fluoride. Applied Optics. 1984, 23 (12), 1980-1985.

K. V. K. Rao.; S. V. N. Naidu.; P. L. N. Setty. Thermal expansion of magnesium fluoride. Acta Cryst. 1962, 15 (6), 528-530.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

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

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

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. 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

Other References

Merck
14,5665
Harmonized Tariff Code
2826.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OM3325000

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