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7789-29-9 - Potassium hydrogen fluoride, 98% - Potassium bifluoride - A13031 - Alfa Aesar

A13031 Potassium hydrogen fluoride, 98%

CAS Number
7789-29-9
Synonyms
Potassium bifluoride

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 15.72
500g 44.91
2500g 175.74
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Potassium hydrogen fluoride, 98%

MDL
MFCD00011403
EINECS
232-156-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
KHF2
Formula Weight
78.10
Melting point
239° dec.
Density
2.370
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water (392 g/L). Also soluble in ethanol.

Applications

Potassium hydrogen fluoride is used as an abrasive, as a pretreatment of metals before they are further processed, as a wood preservative and as a chemical intermediate.

Notes

It is hygroscopic. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Richard M.Bozorth. The crystal structure of Potassium hydrogen fluoride. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1923, 45, (9),2128-2132

 

A.M.Buswell; R.L.Maycock; W.H.Rodebush. Infra-red absorption studies X. The infra-red absorption of hydrogen fluoride in the vapor state and in solution in an inert solvent. J. Chem. Phys. 1940, 8, (5),362

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H314

Toxic if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P280-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,7610
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2826.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
TS6650000

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