phosphorus chloride(pcl5); Phosphorus V chloride;
Light yellow crystal or powder
Molecular formular: PCl5
Molecular weight: 208.24
Purity: 98.5% min
Melting point 179-181°C (subl.)
Boiling point 160 °C
vapor pressure 0.016 hPa (20 °C)
storage temp. 2-8°C
solubility Soluble in carbon disulfide and carbon tetrachloride.
Specific Gravity 1.6
PH 1 (5g/l, H2O)acidic
Water Solubility: decomposes
Sensitive: Moisture Sensitive
UN 1806 8/PG 2
Phosphorus pentachloride(PCl5) is an important chlorinating agent for organic syntheses, like converting acids into acid chlorides;
Phosphorus pentachloride(PCl5) is used as chlorinating agent for pharma-ceuticals and dyes;
Phosphorus pentachloride(PCl5) is used as a catalyst for acetylcellulose manufacturing.
Phosphorus pentachloride(PCl5) is used as a catalyst for the condensation and cyclization reactions;
Phosphorus pentachloride(PCl5) can be used for the production of phosphazene chloride and phosphorus oxychloride.
Phosphorus pentachloride(PCl5) can be used to improve the grain structure of lightmetal castings.
Packed in plastic drum, 25kg or 50Kg per drum.