Phosphorus Trichloride

Phosphorus Trichloride (PCl3) is a toxic, colorless liquid with pungent odor similar to that of hydrochloric acid; reacts violently with water. Even though it is not flammable, we still recommend a secure chemical storage building or container that meets specific regulations for storing Phosphorus Trichloride. That’s why we suggest one of the following: View All Chemical Storage Products

Phosphorus Trichloride Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Non-flammable
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in compliant chemical storage building.
  • Compatible Details: Water, fluorine, acids, alcohols, reducing agents.
  • Description: Phosphorus trichloride is a chemical compound of phosphorus and chlorine, having chemical formula PCl3. It has a trigonal pyramidal shape. It is the most important of the three phosphorus chlorides.
  • Classification: CLASS 8, CLASS 6.1
  • Brand Name: n/a

Phosphorus Trichloride Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
PCl3 1.57 g/cm³ 16°F (76.°C) Phosphorus trichloride 137.33 g/mol Water-Reactive -93.6°C, 180 K, -136°F

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