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Confirms to BP
Aluminium trichloride Hexahydrate


500 g (00500)

25 Kg (0025K)

50 Kg (0050K)

1PW1200750 1PDL00040K 1PDL00080K
Article No. 00898 Grade AR
Purity 99% CAS No. 7784-13-6
Molecular Formula AlCl3.6H2O Molecular Weight 241.45
H.S. Code 2827.3200 Shelf Life 60 Months

Physical Properties

Physical state at 20 °C Solid Colour White crystalline
Odour Odorless pH value 2.5 - 3.5
Melting point/ Freezing point [°C] 100 °C Vapour pressure mm/Hg 1 mm Hg at 100 °C
Density [g/cm3] 2.398 Solubility in water [% weight] Soluble in water


Appearance White or slightly yellow, crystalline powder or colourless crystals, deliquescent. Assay (complexometric) Min 99%
Solubility Very soluble in water, freely soluble with ethanol (96 Per cent), soluble in glycerol Identification (as per BP) Passes test
Appearance of solution Passes test Sulphate (SO4) Max 0.005%
Calcium (Ca) Max 0.01% Cadmium (Cd) Max 0.005%
Cobalt (Co) Max 0.005% Copper (Cu) Max 0.005%
Iron (Fe) Max 0.001% Potassium (K) Max 0.01%
Sodium (Na) Max 0.05% Nickel (Ni) Max 0.005%
Lead (Pb) Max 0.005% Zinc (Zn) Max 0.005%
Alkali & alkaline earth metals Max 0.5% Water (H2O) 42.0 to 48.0%

Safety Information and Hazard Symbols

Exclamation Mark
Symbol: GHS07
Signal Word: Warning
Hazardous Statement: H315-H319-H335
Precaution Statement: P261-P305 + P351 + P338
Revision Date: 26-Jul-2023

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