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Phosphorus trichloride PF

Manufacturer
PCC Rokita SA / Phosphorus Chemistry Business Unit
Chemical name
Phosphorus trichloride
CAS No.
7719-12-2
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Phosphorus trichloride is a colourless, fuming liquid with a sharp characteristic odour that may resemble the hydrogen chloride. From a chemical point of view, it is an inorganic acid chloride. Its reaction with water is immediate and very rapid, it is accompanied by a strong exothermic effect and the release of gaseous hydrogen chloride. Therefore, its transport and storage should be carried out in sealed containers, protected from moisture or water.

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Properties and applications
  • high level of purity;
  • very low content of impurities, especially heavy metals and elemental sulfur;
  • high reactivity allowing for the use in the production of many chemical substances;
  • raw material for the pharmaceutical industry;
  • raw material for the synthesis of active substances (API);
Categories

Markets and applications
Pharmaceuticals

Function
Raw materials & intermediates

Composition
Inorganic phosphorus compounds

Segment
Chloralkali, raw materials and intermediates

Alternative names
Phosphorus trichloride, phosphorus trichloride, phosphorus (III) chloride
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