ScCl3

Scandium chloride

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Author of the description: 
Vaszita Emese
ScCl3

CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE DATASHEET

 

CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE IDENTIFICATION

Chemical name                 

 Scandium chloride

Synonyms                           

Scandium trichloride; Scandium(III) chloride; Scandium chloride (ScCl3); Scandium(3+) chloride; Scandium(III) chloride, anhydrous [2]

IUPAC name

 trichloroscandium [2]

CAS No

 10361-84-9

REACH registration number

 on EC list ( REACH pre-registration)

EC No

  233-799-1 

Molecular formula               

 Cl3Sc

Substance group/chemical family

 inorganic, ionic compound [3]

Appearance

Physical state

Odour

Form

    Colour

 

 deliquescent solid [8]

 odourless [8]

 powder

 white to slightly beige [1, 8]

USES AND HANDLING ISSUES

Relevant identified uses

Scandium(III) chloride is found in some halide lampsoptical fibers, electronic ceramics, and lasers. [3]

Handling considerations

 Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection.
 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with   plenty of water and seek medical advice. [1]

Handling: Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid breathing dust, mist, or vapor. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Use with adequate ventilation. Wash clothing before reuse. 
Storage: Store in a tightly closed container. Keep under an argon blanket. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Store protected from moisture. [4]

PHYSICO-CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Molecular weight                                   

 151.31 g/mol  [1, 2]

Bulk density/Specific gravity

 2.39 g/mL at 25 °C [1]

pH

 

Particle size

 

EC

 

Melting point

 960 °C [1] 63 °C (hexahydrate) [3]

Boiling point

 962.79°C (estimate) [1]

Flash point

 

Flammability

 

Vapour density

 

Vapour pressure

 

Solubility in water

 soluble in water [1]

Solubility in organic solvents

 insoluble in alcohol [1]

Solubility in inorganic solvents

 

Hydrolysis

 

Ionicity in water

 

Surface tension

 

Dispersion properties

 

Specific surface

 

Stability and reactivity

Chemical stability

 Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal storage and handling conditions. [4]

Reactivity hazards

 Hazardous Decomposition Products: Hydrogen chloride [4]

Corrosivity

 

Polimerization

 Will not occur [4]

Incompatibility with various substances

 

Special remarks on reactivity

 Hygroscopic [1] Avoid moisture, excess heat, exposure to moist air or water. [4]

Physical, chemical and biological coefficient

Koc

 

Kow

 

pKa

 

log Kp

 1.16 (predicted average) [6]

Henry-constant

 

ENVIRONMENTAL FATE AND BEHAVIOUR

Artificial pollution sources

 

General terrestrial fate

 

General aquatic fate

 

General atmospheric fate

 

General persistence and degradability

 

Abiotic degradation and metabolites

 

Biodegradation and metabolites

 

Bioconcentration

 

Volatilization

 

Photolysis

 

Hydrolysis

 

Soil adsorption and mobility

 

ENVIRONMENTAL CONCENTRATIONS

Measured data

 

 

 

ECOTOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

General adverse effects on ecosystem

Acute toxicity (LC50, EC50)

Aquatic systems

 

Terrestrial systems

 

Chronic toxicity (NOEC, LOEC)

Aquatic systems

 

Terrestrial systems

 

HUMAN HEALTH EFFECTS and PROTECTION

Routes of human exposures

 

General effects

Fibrogenic [8]

Endocrine disruption

Data lacking [5]

Mutagenicity

Data lacking [5]

Carcinogenicity

Data lacking [5]

Reprotoxicity

Data lacking [5]

Teratogenicity

Data lacking [5]

Skin, eye and respiratory irritations

Data lacking [5],  Fibrogenic [8]

Metabolism:

absorption, distribution & excretion

Data lacking [5]

Exposure limits

 

Drinking water MAC

 

Other information

May be harmful if swallowed [1], Fibrogenic [8]

 

 

Animal toxicity data

Acute toxicity (LD50)

3980 mg/kg (mouse, oral), 93.358mg/kg (mouse,  intraperitoneal) [9]

Chronic toxicity (NOEL, LOEL)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS

EINECS regulation

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OSHA regulations etc.

None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA. [4]

 

 

OTHER INFORMATION, SPECIAL REMARKS

Classification and proposed labelling with regard to toxicological data

H319 Causes serious eye irritation. [5]

 

 

CREATED, LAST UPDATE

Created

2018. 10. 29.

Last update

2018. 10. 30.

REFERENCES

[1]Chemical book,  CAS DataBase List https://www.chemicalbook.com/ChemicalProductProperty_EN_CB1493713.htm

https://www.chemicalbook.com/CASEN_10361-84-9.htm, Accessed 30th October, 2018.

[2] PubChem, National Center for Biotechnology Information, Compound Summary, Scandium Trichloride https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Scandium_trichloride#section=3D-Status, Accessed 30th October, 2018.

[3] Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scandium_chloride, Accessed 30th October, 2018.

[4] Material Safety Data Sheet, Scandium trichloride, anhydrous, 99.99%  https://fscimage.fishersci.com/msds/98752.htm, Accessed 30th October, 2018.

[5] European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)  https://echa.europa.eu/substance-information/-/substanceinfo/100.030.714 , https://echa.europa.eu/information-on-chemicals/cl-inventory-database/-/discli/notification-details/81096/1355273,  Accessed 30th October, 2018.

[6] EPA DSStox data, Scandium(III) chloride https://comptox.epa.gov/dashboard/dsstoxdb/results?search=DTXSID5042372#properties,  Accessed 30th October, 2018.

[8]  NIH, US National Library of Medicine, HAZMAP, Scandium Cloride https://hazmap.nlm.nih.gov/category-details?id=8689&table=copytblagents, Accessed 30th October, 2018.

[9] NIH, TOXNET, Chem ID plus, Substance, Scandium chloride, https://chem.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/rn/10361-84-9, Accessed 30th October, 2018.