Bismuth (III) Chloride


Product # 1240
Name Bismuth (III) Chloride
Synonyms Bismuth Trichloride, trichlorobismuth
Formula BiCl3
Purity 99.999%
CAS Number 7787-60-2
Molecular Weight 315.34
Color & Form White to yellowish solid
Boiling Point 447° C
Melting Point 227° C
Specific Gravity 4.75 gm/ml
Solubility Soluble in methanol, diethyl ether, and acetone. Decomposes in water to bismuth oxychloride.


25 gm $85.00
100 gm $290.00
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Transportation Information Not a dangerous good
Pictogram Pictogram: Irritant 
Signal Word Warning
Hazardous Statements

H315  Causes skin irritation.

H319  Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Phrases

P264  Wash hands thoroughly after handling.

P280  Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

P302+P352  IF ON SKIN: wash with plenty of soap and water.

P305+P351+P338  IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

P362  Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.

Detailed Safety and Handling Information can be found on our Safety Data Sheet (SDS).

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