Yttrium(III) chloride

Synonym: Yttrium trichloride, Trichloroyttrium, YCl3

CAS Number 10361-92-9 | MDL Number MFCD00011470 | EC Number 233-801-0


Product codeY1929
CAS number10361-92-9
Assay (purity)99.8%
Purity methodby titration: %Y=44.8–46.2
Metal purity99.9%-Y
Molecular weight195.26
Appearancewhite powder
Melting point721 °C (1330 °F)
Boiling point1507 °C (2745 °F)
Molecular formulaCl3Y
Linear formulaYCl3
Packagingglassware/metal containers/bubblers

Yttrium(III) chloride, reacting with potassium alkoxotitanates, forms precursors for titanium-containing ceramics, It is used as an analytical reagent, as a catalyst and in superconductors. It is also used in the production of yttrium alkyl alkoxide complexes. Synthesis of this product is mentioned in literature (see links below)

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Safety information

Signal wordWARNING
Hazard statements
Precautionary statementsP261-P264-P271-P280-P302 + P352-P304 + P340-P305 + P351 + P338-P312-P332 + P313-P337 + P313-P362
Transport descriptionNot regulated
In TSCA registryYes

First Aid Measures

General adviceConsult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance. Move out of dangerous area.
Eye contactRinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.
Skin contactWash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.
InhalationIf breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
If swallowedDo NOT induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.


Certificates of analysis (CoA)

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Lot# 036/010 Lot# 032/119

External identifiers for Trichloroyttrium 

Pubchem CID66318
IUPAC Nametrichloroyttrium
InchI IdentifierInChI=1S/3ClH.Y/h3*1H;/q;;;+3/p-3

Known applications and external links

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