Phosphorus Trichloride

Phosphorus Trichloride

Molecular formula: PCL3
Molecular weight: 137.33
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Colorless transparent or yellowish liquid

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Boiling range (74.5-77.5°Cv/v)





Colorless fuming liquid, relative density 1.574, melting point-112°C, boiling point 75.5°C. Soluble in diethyl ether, benzene, carbon disulfide and carbon tetrachloride. It is inflammable, corrosive, and toxic.

The product is raw material for trichlorfon, methamidophos, acephate, phosphorus oxychloride, phosphorous acid, triphenyl phosphate, and other pesticides. In pharmaceutical industry, it can be used in preparing sulfadiazine, and sulfameter. In dyeing industry, it can be used as condensating agent and catalyst for phenols.

Dry plastic drum, or tank car. The product is class A inorganic acid corrosive, IMDG: 81041, to deliver according to dangerous article.