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157775 Sigma-Aldrich

Phosphorus pentachloride

reagent grade, 95%

Synonym: Phosphorus(V) chloride

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Properties

Related Categories C-X Bond Formation (Halogen), Chemical Synthesis, Chlorination, Synthetic Reagents
grade   reagent grade
vapor pressure   <1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   UHZYTMXLRWXGPK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   95%
mp   179-181 °C (subl.)(lit.)

Description

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

5, 100 g in glass bottle

Application

Phosphorus pentachloride may be used in the synthesis of following compounds:
• benzenesulfonyl chloride
• malonic dinitrile
• aromatic sulfonyl chlorides

Phosphorus pentachloride may be used as halogenating reagent to convert any substituted aldehyde into the corresponding vinyl halide. It can also undergo reaction with ammonium chloride to yield linear phosphazenes and cyclophosphazenes.

General description

Phosphorus pentachloride is a light yellow colored phosphorous halide. It participates in the synthesis of thiazoline analogs.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Contact with water liberates toxic gas., Reacts violently with water.
RIDADR 
UN 1806 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
TB6125000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin


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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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