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7783-40-6 - Magnesium fluoride hydrate, min 87% MgF2 - A12830 - Alfa Aesar

A12830 Magnesium fluoride hydrate, min 87% MgF2

CAS Number
7783-40-6
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500g 22.96
2500g 117.42
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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)
Melting point
1261°
Density
3.148
Refractive Index
1.35-1.38
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-H303

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May be harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-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. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). 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

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

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