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Samarium(III) chloride, anhydrous, 99.9% (REO), Thermo Scientific Chemicals

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10 g
50 g

Samarium(III) chloride is used in laboratories, preparation of samarium metals. The anhydrous chloride is used to prepare organometallic compounds of samarium.

This Thermo Scientific Chemicals brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific Chemicals.

Boiling Point (decomposition)
Melting Point 678°C
Physical Form Chunks and/or Powder
Quantity 50 g
Merck Index 14,8347
Solubility Information Soluble in water.
SMILES [Cl-].[Cl-].[Cl-].[Sm+3]
IUPAC Name samarium(3+) trichloride
Molecular Weight (g/mol) 256.71
Formula Weight 256.71
Percent Purity 99.9%
Sensitivity Hygroscopic
Density 4.46 g/mL at 16°C
Assay (REO)
Chemical Name or Material Samarium (III) chloride, Anhydrous
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GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
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.


EINECSNumber : 233-797-0

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures

RUO – Research Use Only