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Alfa Aesar™ Bismuth(III) chloride, 98% (dry wt.), may cont. up to 3% water

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A1051022

Quantity 100g

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Catalog No. AAA1051022


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Specifications

Description

Applications
Bismuth(III) chloride is used as a catalyst in organic synthesis and to prepare other bismuth salts. It is used as a starting material for the preparation of bismuthoxychloride upon hydrolysis. It is an oxidizing agent to prepare metallic bismuth by reducing agent. Further, it catalyzes the Michael reaction and the Mukaiyama-aldol reaction. In addition to this, it is a Lewis acid.

Solubility
Soluble in hydrochloric acid, nitric acid, diethyl ether, ethyl acetate and acetone. Insoluble in alcohol.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

7787-60-2
315.34
UN3260
Bismuth (III) chloride
BiCl3
MFCD00003461
14,1262

Specifications

7787-60-2
315.34
UN3260
May contain up to 3% water
≈430°C (subl.)
100g
98%, (dry wt.)
BiCl3
MFCD00003461
14,1262
Irritating
230° to 232°C
Bismuth (III) chloride

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth.
Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.

RTECSNumber : EB2690000

TSCA : TSCA

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