Alfa Aesar Zinc chloride, 0.7M soln. in THF
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar H32962AE
Zinc chloride is a widely used as a moderate-strength Lewis acid. In biochemistry research this is used for a source of the zinc ion. It is also be used alone or with phenols for preserving railway ties, fireproofing timber, and with ammonium chloride as a flux for soldering and etching of metals. Zinc chloride is used in the synthesis of the ferrocenylarenes. It is used for the in situ generation of organozincate reagents by reacting with Grignard compounds and also to catalyze chloromethylation of resins for solid phase peptide synthesis.
Soluble in water (4320 mg/ml at 25°C), ethanol (slightly), acetone (slightly), ether, and glycerol.
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents. It is sensitive to moisture. Store under dry inert gas. Protect from humidity and water.
|0.7M soln. in THF|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Extremely flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, N.O.S.
TSCA : TSCA