Beryllium Chloride

CAS #

BeCl2

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(4N) 99.99% Beryllium Chloride BE-CL-04 Pricing
(5N) 99.999% Beryllium Chloride BE-CL-05 Pricing

Properties

Compound Formula BeCl2
Molecular Weight 79.92
Appearance White to Pale Yellow Crystalline Solid
Melting Point 399 °C, 672 K, 750 °F
Boiling Point 482 °C, 755 K, 900 °F
Density 1.899 g/cm3
Monoisotopic Mass 78.9499
Exact Mass 78.9499

Health & Safety Info  |  MSDS / SDS

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H301-H315-H317-H319-H330-H335-H350i-H372-H411
Hazard Codes T+,N
Risk Codes 49-25-26-36/37/38-43-48/23-51/53
Safety Statements 53-45-61
RTECS Number DS2625000
Transport Information UN 1566 6.1/PG 2
WGK Germany 3
MSDS / SDS

About

Chloride IonBeryllium Chloride is an excellent water soluble crystalline Beryllium source for uses compatible with chlorides. Chloride compounds can conduct electricity when fused or dissolved in water. Chloride materials can be decomposed by electrolysis to chlorine gas and the metal. They are formed through various chlorination processes whereby at least one chlorine anion (Cl-) is covalently bonded to the relevant metal or cation. Ultra high purity and proprietary formulations can be prepared. The chloride ion controls fluid equilibrium and pH levels in metabolic systems. They can form either inorganic or organic compounds. Beryllium Chloride is generally immediately available in most volumes.Ultra high purity, high purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. We also produce Beryllium Chloride Solution. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Synonyms

Beryllium dichloride

Chemical Identifiers

Formula BeCl2
CAS 7787-47-5
Pubchem CID 24588
MDL MFCD00042674
EC No. 232-116-4
IUPAC Name beryllium dichloride
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
SMILES [Be+2].[Cl-].[Cl-]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/Be.2ClH/h;2*1H/q+2;;/p-2
InchI Key LWBPNIJBHRISSS-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Products & Element Information

See more Beryllium products. Beryllium (atomic symbol: Be, atomic number: 4) is a Block S, Group 2, Period 2 element with an atomic weight of 9.012182. Beryllium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of Beryllium's shells is [2, 2] and its electron configuration is [He] 2s2. The beryllium atom has a radius of 112 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 153 pm. Beryllium is a relatively rare element in the earth's crust it can be found in minerals such as bertrandite, chrysoberyl, phenakite, and beryl, its most common source for commercial production. Beryllium was discovered by Louis Nicolas Vauquelin in 1797 and first isolated by Friedrich Wöhler and Antoine Bussy in 1828. Elemental BerylliumIn its elemental form, beryllium has a gray metallic appearance. It is a soft metal that is both strong and brittle its low density and high thermal conductivity make it useful for aerospace and military applications. It is also frequently used in X-ray equipment and particle physics. The origin of the name Beryllium comes from the Greek word "beryllos," meaning beryl.

Recent Research

Identification of airborne radioactive spatial patterns in Europe - Feasibility study using Beryllium-7., Hernández-Ceballos, M A., Cinelli G, Tollefsen T, and Marín-Ferrer M , J Environ Radioact, 2016 May, Volume 155-156, p.55-62, (2016)

Fully Hydrogenated Beryllium Nanoclusters., Koukaras, Emmanuel N., Sgouros Aris P., and Sigalas Michael M. , J Am Chem Soc, 2016 Mar 9, Volume 138, Issue 9, p.3218-27, (2016)

Designing a Beryllium-Free Deep-Ultraviolet Nonlinear Optical Material without a Structural Instability Problem., Zhao, Sangen, Kang Lei, Shen Yaoguo, Wang Xiaodong, Asghar Muhammad Adnan, Lin Zheshuai, Xu Yingying, Zeng Siyuan, Hong Maochun, and Luo Junhua , J Am Chem Soc, 2016 Mar 9, Volume 138, Issue 9, p.2961-4, (2016)

Feasibility for non-destructive discrimination of natural and beryllium-diffused sapphires using Raman spectroscopy., Chang, Kyeol, Lee Sanguk, Park Jimin, and Chung Hoeil , Talanta, 2016 Mar 1, Volume 149, p.335-40, (2016)

Beryllium-7 and (210)Pb atmospheric deposition measured in moss and dependence on cumulative precipitation., Krmar, M, Mihailović D T., Arsenić I, Radnović D, and Pap I , Sci Total Environ, 2016 Jan 15, Volume 541, p.941-8, (2016)

Beryllium-Induced Hypersensitivity: Genetic Susceptibility and Neoantigen Generation., Fontenot, Andrew P., Falta Michael T., Kappler John W., Dai Shaodong, and McKee Amy S. , J Immunol, 2016 Jan 1, Volume 196, Issue 1, p.22-7, (2016)

Beryllium in exhaled breath condensate as a biomarker of occupational exposure in a primary aluminum production plant., Hulo, Sébastien, Radauceanu Anca, Chérot-Kornobis Nathalie, Howsam Mike, Vacchina Véronique, De Broucker Virginie, Rousset Davy, Grzebyk Michel, Dziurla Mathieu, Sobaszek Annie, et al. , Int J Hyg Environ Health, 2016 Jan, Volume 219, Issue 1, p.40-7, (2016)

Metal-specific CD4(+) T-cell responses induced by beryllium exposure in HLA-DP2 transgenic mice., Falta, M T., Tinega A N., Mack D G., Bowerman N A., Crawford F, Kappler J W., Pinilla C, and Fontenot A P. , Mucosal Immunol, 2016 Jan, Volume 9, Issue 1, p.218-28, (2016)

Photochemical Behavior of Beryllium Complexes with Subporphyrazines and Subphthalocyanines., M Montero-Campillo, Merced, Lamsabhi Al Mokhtar, Mó Otilia, and Yáñez Manuel , J Phys Chem A, 2016 Feb 5, (2016)

An intensified π-hole in beryllium-doped boron nitride meshes: its determinant role in CO2 conversion into hydrocarbon fuels., Azofra, Luis Miguel, MacFarlane Douglas R., and Sun Chenghua , Chem Commun (Camb), 2016 Feb 28, Volume 52, Issue 17, p.3548-51, (2016)