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A14437 Aluminum chloride hexahydrate, 99%

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A14437-30 250g 32.30
A14437-0B 1000g 92.50
A14437-0I 5000g 396.00
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Aluminum chloride hexahydrate, 99%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
241.43 (133.34anhy)
Melting point
100° dec.
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Highly soluble in water. Soluble in alcohol, ether, glycerol, propylene glycol and acetonitrile.


Pharmaceutical preparations of aluminum chloride hexahydrate are used to treat hyperhidrosis, a condition involving excessive sweating. It is also employed in deodorants, antiperspirant preparations, dyeing fabrics, refining crude oil, textile finishing, manufacturing parchment paper, preserving the wood and disinfecting stables. It also finds use as a reagent in organic synthesis. Aluminum chloride hexahydrate is also useful in water treatment process, medicine and cosmetic products.


Moisture sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong acids.

Literature References

Pastore, C.; Lopez, A.; Mascolo, G. Efficient conversion of brown grease produced by municipal wastewater treatment plant into biofuel using aluminium chloride hexahydrate under very mild conditions. Biores. Tech. 2014, 155, 91-97.

Woolery-Lloyd, M. D. H.; Valins, B. S. W. Aluminum Chloride Hexahydrate in a Salicylic Acid Gel - A Novel Topical Agent for Hyperhidrosis with Decreased Irritation. J. Clin. Aesthet. Dermatol. 2009, 2 (6), 28-31.

Saikat, D. S.; Pallab, P.; Swapnali, H.; Parasa, H.; Manash, J. B.; Dilip, K. Aluminium(III) Chloride Hexahydrate: An Efficient and Versatile Reagent in Organic Synthesis. ARKIVOC 2013, (i), 243-263.

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

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