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79610 Sigma-Aldrich

Phosphorus pentoxide

desiccant, with moisture indicator

Synonym: Phosphoric anhydride, Phosphorus(V) oxide, Sicapent®

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Properties

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vapor density   4.9 (vs air)
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 384 °C)
  10 mmHg ( 238 °C)
quality   with moisture indicator
mp   340 °C(lit.)
density   2.3 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

100, 500 g in glass bottle

Application

Phosphorus pentoxide may be used in the synthesis of dichlorine heptoxide (Cl2O7).

General description

Phosphorus pentoxide (P2O5) is a phosphorous oxide. It participates in Pictet-Gams synthesis. Phosphorus pentoxide supported on alumina has been used for solvent-free and microwave-assisted synthesis of 1, 5-benzodiazepine derivatives.

Legal Information

Sicapent is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Redi-Dri
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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Reacts violently with water.
RIDADR 
UN 1807 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
TH3945000
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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