Agent Name

Bismuth chloride

CAS Number

7787-60-2

Formula

Bi-Cl3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Bismuth trichloride; Bismuthine, trichloro-; Trichlorobismuth; Trichlorobismuthine; [ChemIDplus] UN3260

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White to yellow deliquescent solid; [Merck Index] Reacts with water to produce HCl; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a catalyst and to make other bismuth salts; [Merck Index]

Comments

Corrosive; [MSDSonline] See "Bismuth."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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