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Alfa Aesar™ Calcium fluoride, precipitated, 97%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A101760I

Quantity 5000g

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Catalog No. AAA101760I


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Specifications

Description

Applications
Calcium fluoride is used to manufacture optical components such as windows and lenses, used in thermal imaging systems, spectroscopy, and excimer lasers. In combination with KF, it is a useful fluorinating agent for conversion of other alkyl halides to fluorides. It may be used in the fabrication of microfluidic capillary electrophoresis (CE) devices.

Solubility
Soluble in ammonium salts. Soluble in water (slightly).

Notes
Store at room temperature. Separated from mineral acids. Protect from humidity and water. Incompatible with moisture and oxidizing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

7789-75-5
78.08
14,1667
CaF2
MFCD00010907
Calcium fluoride, Precipitated

Specifications

7789-75-5
78.08
14,1667
≈2500°C
5000g
97%
CaF2
MFCD00010907
Odorless
1403°C
Calcium fluoride, Precipitated

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
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.

Warning

RTECSNumber : EW1760000

TSCA : TSCA

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