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A15575 Lanthanum(III) chloride heptahydrate, 99%

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A15575-22 100g 59.40
A15575-36 500g 221.00
A15575-0E 2500g 894.00
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Lanthanum(III) chloride heptahydrate, 99%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
371.37 (245.27anhy)
Melting point
91° dec.
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in ethanol and water.


Lanthanum chloride solutions are used in various water treatment applications. Lanthanum chloride is also used in biochemical research. Doped with cerium, it is applied as a scintillator material. In organic synthesis, lanthanum trichloride functions as a mild lewis acid. This compound is used in gamma detectors.


Incompatible with oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong reducing agents and active metals.

Literature References


Catalyst for the efficient Knoevenagel condensation of active methylene compounds with aldehydes: Synth. Commun., 33, 3825 (2003).


Zhang, Q. B.; Yang, C.; Hua, Y. X.; Lia, Y.; Dong, P. Electrochemical preparation of nanostructured lanthanum using lanthanum chloride as a precursor in 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium dicyanamide ionic liquid. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17, 4701-4707.

Wang, L.; Wang, W.; Zhou, Q.; Huang, X. Combined effects of lanthanum(III) chloride and acid rain on photosynthetic parameters in rice. Chemosphere 2014, 112, 355-361.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H290-H317-H318

May be corrosive to metals. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P234-P261-P272-P280-P302+P352-P305+P351+P338-P310-P333+P313-P363-P390-P501c

Keep only in original container. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Absorb spillage to prevent material damage. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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