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Alfa Aesar™ Polyphosphoric acid, ca 84% (as phosphorus pentoxide)

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Quantity:
100mL
500mL
8017-16-1
MFCD00084480
8017-16-1
MFCD00084480
Applications
Polyphosphoric acid is used as a dehydrating agent, cyclizing agent, acylating agent, analytical reagent and as a ring closing reagent. It is used in the production of phosphate esters, acid phosphates and pharmaceuticals. It is involved in metal treatment and as an asphalt and a bitumen additive. Furthermore, it is employed for the determination of tryptophan and used a reagent for the alkylation and acylation reactions of aromatic and alkenic compounds.

Solubility
Miscible with water.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with bases. It reacts with water violently to generate heat and phosphoric acid.
Quantity 100mL
UN Number UN3264
Merck Index 14,7580
Solubility Information Miscible with water.
Density 2.1
Percent Purity ≈84%
Odor Odorless
Sensitivity Hygroscopic
Chemical Name or Material Polyphosphoric acid
Assay (as phosphorus pentoxide)

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

P234-P260-P264b-P271-P280-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P363-P390-P501c

H290-H314-H335

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

EINECSNumber : 232-417-0

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures