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What is wrong with my Antimony Trichloride ?

by Panthera Leo
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Panthera Leo
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Feb25-12, 04:37 AM
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Hi,

I purchased a 50gm bottle of antimony trichloride and when opened, I was expecting a colorless solid but to my surprise it was mostly liquid (very slightly hazy but transparent) with few solid chunks at the bottom... I assumed the manufacturer has suspended the SbCl3 in some sort of liquid to avoid any reaction with moisture etc. but I have no idea... just a naive guess. The bottle is labeled Lab Grade Antimony TriChloride (SbCl3)

this website says "Antimony trichloride is a colorless crystalline solid. It is shipped as a solid or liquid solution"

What is this liquid solution I am dealing with?!

I will highly appreciate any information.

Thanks in advance.
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Who did you get the SbCl3 from?


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