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CAS No 1299-86-1 , Aluminum carbide

  • Name: Aluminum carbide
  • Synonyms: Aluminumcarbidemeshbrownpowder; tetraaluminium tricarbide;Aluminum carbide; aluminium carbide;
  • CAS Registry Number:
  • Transport: UN 1394 4
  • Flash Point: °C
  • Boiling Point: °Cat760mmHg
  • Density: 2.36
  • Water Solubility: Reacts with water
  • Safety Statements: 26-43
  • Hazard Symbols: F: Flammable;Xi: Irritant;
  • Flash Point: °C
  • EINECS: 215-076-2
  • Molecular Weight: 143.95
  • InChI: InChI=1/3C.4Al/q3*-4;4*+3
  • Risk Statements: 15-36/37/38
  • Molecular Formula: C3Al4
  • Molecular Structure:CAS No:1299-86-1 Aluminum carbide
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Title: Aluminum Carbide
CAS Registry Number: 1299-86-1
Molecular Formula: C3Al4
Molecular Weight: 143.96
Percent Composition: C 25.03%, Al 74.97%
Line Formula: Al4C3
Literature References: Prepd by heating aluminum powder with carbon: Becher in Handbook of Preparative Inorganic Chemistry vol. 1, G. Brauer, Ed. (Academic Press, New York, 2nd ed., 1963) p 832.
Properties: Yellow hexagonal crystals or powder. mp 2100°; decomposes above 2200°. d 2.36. Decomposed by water with evolution of methane (fire hazard).
Melting point: mp 2100°
Density: d 2.36
Use: In generating methane; reducing metal oxides; in manuf of aluminum nitride.