Alfa Aesar™ Calcium fluoride, precipitated, 97%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A101760I

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 7789-75-5
    Molecular Formula CaF2
    Formula Weight 78.08g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00010907
    Merck Index 14,1667
    Chemical Name or Material Calcium fluoride, Precipitated

    Specifications

    Odor Odorless
    Boiling Point ≈2500°C
    Melting Point 1403°C
    Quantity 5000g
    CAS 7789-75-5
    Molecular Formula CaF2
    Formula Weight 78.08g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00010907
    Merck Index 14,1667
    Health Hazard 1 Warning
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H315-H319-H335
    Causes skin irritation.
    Causes serious eye irritation.
    May cause respiratory irritation.
    Health Hazard 3 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.
    RTECS Number EW1760000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Calcium fluoride, Precipitated
    Assay 97%

    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.

    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

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