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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
Quality Level   200
grade   reagent grade
vapor pressure   <1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   95%
form   powder
pH   1 (5 g/L)
mp   179-181 °C (subl.) (lit.)
SMILES string   ClP(Cl)(Cl)(Cl)Cl
InChI   1S/Cl5P/c1-6(2,3,4)5
InChI key   UHZYTMXLRWXGPK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

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

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.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

5, 100 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
EUH014 - EUH029
RIDADR 
UN 1806 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
TB6125000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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