Phosphorus trichloride

Manufacturer
PCC Rokita SA / Phosphorus Chemistry Business Unit
Chemical name
Phosphorus trichloride
CAS No.
7719-12-2
ADR ADR High pure High pure ISO 14001 ISO 14001 ISO 50001 ISO 50001 ISO 9001 ISO 9001 ISO 45001 ISO 45001 Universal product Universal product
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Phosphoric trichloride is a colourless, smoky liquid with a strong characteristic odour that may resemble hydrogen chloride. From a chemical point of view it is an inorganic acid chloride. Its reaction with water is immediate and very violent, accompanied by a strong exothermic effect and the release of gadeous hydrogen chloride. Therefore, transport and storage should be carried out in tightly closed containers, protected from moisture or water.

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Properties and applications
  • very high purity,
  • very low content of impurities, especially heavy metals and elemental sulphur,
  • high reactivity allowing for use as a raw material for the production of many chemicals,
  • production of agrochemicals,
  • production of flame retardants, plasticisers, phosphorus antioxidants,
  • production of phosphoric acid,
  • preparation of fatty acids chlorides.
Categories

Markets and applications
Agrochemicals / Crop protection & fertilizers
Plastics / Polymer additives
Raw materials and intermediates

Function
Raw materials & intermediates

Composition
Inorganic phosphorus compounds

Segment
Chloralkali, raw materials and intermediates

Alternative names
Phosphorus trichloride, phosphorus chloride, phosphorous chlorid
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