Aluminium Chloride Hexahydrate 99.9% ACS,Ph Eur,BP,USP


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Aluminium chloride (AlCl3) is the main compound of aluminium and chlorine.

It is white, but samples are often contaminated with iron trichloride, giving it a yellow colour. The solid has a low melting and boiling point.

The compound is often cited as a Lewis acid.

It is an example of an inorganic compound that “cracks” at mild temperature, reversibly changing from a polymer to a monomer.

  • Common component in antiperspirants
  • Most commonly used in Lewis acid
  • Finds use in polymerisation and isomerisation reactions of hydrocarbons

Minimum Assay: 95.0 – 102.0%
Chemical Formula: AlCl3•6H2O
Molecular Weight: 241.43 (133.34anhy)
Water (Karl Fischer): 42.0 – 48.0% 
pH (5%, 20°C): 2.5 – 3.5 
Ammonium (NH4): <0.01% 
Arsenic (As): <0.0004% 
Calcium (Ca): <0.02% 
Iron (Fe): <0.0006%
Potassium (K): <0.01% 
Magnesium (Mg): < 0.01% 
Sodium (Na): < 0.1% 
Heavy metals (as Pb): <0.0003%
Sulphate (SO4): <0.005%

Hazard Phrases: Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation.

Prec Phrases: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

Cas No: 7784-13-6
Einecs No: 231-208-1


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