CAS No. 10026-13-8
Phosphorus Pentachloride is the chemical compound with the formula PCl5. It is one of the most important phosphorus chloride, other being PCl3 and POCl3. PCl5 finds use as chlorination reagent. It is a colorless, water-sensitive and moisture-sensitive solid, although commercial sample can be yellowish and contaminated with hydrogen chloride.
|Physical Appearance||Pale Yellow Granular Powder|
|Synonyms||Phosphorus Chloride, Phosphorus Perchloride|
|Oder||Pungent & Irritating|
|Melting Point||148° C|
|Boiling Point||160° C (Sublimes)|
|PCl3 Content||0.30% Max|
|Bulk Density||0.90 – 0.120 gm/cm3|
|Iron Content||15 ppm Max|
|Lead Content||15 ppm Max|
|Solubility||Soluble in Carbon Tetra Chloride, Benzene|
Phosphorus Pentachloride is a potent dehydrating agent as indicated by the exothermic nature of its hydrolysis.
Phosphorus Pentachloride is available in 40 Kg open top drums or can be customized as per requirement.