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Aluminum chloride hexahydrate

meets EP, BP, USP testing specifications

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
AlCl3 · 6H2O
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meets BP testing specifications
meets EP testing specifications
meets USP testing specifications

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 100 °C)


meets EP, BP, USP testing specifications

reaction suitability

reagent type: catalyst
core: aluminum


water: soluble 50 mg/mL, clear, colorless

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Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8B - Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

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Not applicable

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