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Phosphorus pentachloride Structure

Phosphorus pentachloride

Chemical Properties

Melting point 179-181°C (subl.)
Boiling point 160 °C
Density  1.6
vapor pressure  0.016 hPa (20 °C)
storage temp.  2-8°C
solubility  Soluble in carbon disulfide and carbon tetrachloride.
form  macroporous
color  Yellow
Specific Gravity 1.6
PH 1 (5g/l, H2O)acidic
Odor Pungent odour
Water Solubility  decomposes
Sensitive  Moisture Sensitive
Merck  14,7351
Exposure limits TLV-TWA 0.85 mg/m3 (0.1 ppm) (ACGIH), ~1 mg/m3 (0.1 ppm) (OSHA). .
Dielectric constant 2.8(160℃)
Stability Hygroscopic, Moisture Sensitive
CAS DataBase Reference 10026-13-8(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Phosphorus pentachloride(10026-13-8)
EPA Substance Registry System Phosphorus pentachloride (10026-13-8)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  T+
Risk Statements  14-22-26-34-48/20
Safety Statements  26-36/37/39-45-7/8
RIDADR  UN 1806 8/PG 2
WGK Germany  3
RTECS  TB6125000
HazardClass  8
PackingGroup  II
HS Code  28121045
Hazardous Substances Data 10026-13-8(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 orally in Rabbit: 660 mg/kg
IDLA 70 mg/m3


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