PHOSPHORUS PENTACHLORIDE
CAS No. 10026-13-8

 

PRODUCT FEATURES

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.

SPECIFICATION
PROPERTIES

Product Name PCl5
Physical Appearance Pale Yellow Granular Powder
Synonyms Phosphorus Chloride, Phosphorus Perchloride
Oder Pungent & Irritating
Assay 99.00% Min
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

APPLICATIONS

Phosphorus Pentachloride is a potent dehydrating agent as indicated by the exothermic nature of its hydrolysis.

PACKING

Phosphorus Pentachloride is available in 40 Kg open top drums or can be customized as per requirement.