Cuprous Chloride

PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
   
CAS NO 7758-89-6
EINECS NO 231-842-9
FORMULA CuCl
MOL WT 98.99
H.S. CODE 2827.39
TOXICITY Oral rat LD50: 140 mg/kg
SYNONYMS Copper chloride; CuCl; Copper monochloride;
   
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
   
PHYSICAL STATE white to greyish crystalline powder
MELTING POINT 430 C
BOILING POINT 1490 C
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 3.53
SOLUBILITY IN WATER Negligible
FLASH POINT Not considered to be a fire hazard
STABILITY Stable under normal temperatures and conditions
PACKING 25 kgs.
HAZARD CLASS 8 (Packing Group: III)
UN NO. 2802


USES : CUPROUS CHLORIDE IS USED AS A HEAT AND LIGHT STABILIZER FOR NYLON AND AS A CATALYST FOR CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS
IT IS A CRUDE FOR PHTHALOCYANINE BLUE PIGMENTS. IT IS USED AS DESULTING AGENT IN THE REFINERY INDUSTRIES.