Antimony(V) Chloride Formula

Antimony(V) chloride is also known as antimony pentachloride. It is a colourless oil but due to impurities it appears reddish-yellow to dark brown liquid and is highly corrosive in nature. Following is the table of formulas of antimony(V) chloride are given as:

Molecular formula Cl5Sb
Linear formula SbCl5
Simplified molecular-input line-entry system (SMILES) Cl[Sb](Cl)(Cl)(Cl)C

Structure Of Antimony(V) Chloride

Antimony Chloride Formula

Properties Of Antimony(V) Chloride

IUPAC name pentachloro-λ5-stibane
Molecular formula Cl5Sb
Molecular weight 299.02 g/mol
Melting point 2.8℃
Boiling point 92℃
Density 2.36 g/mL
Solubility Soluble in an aqueous solution
Stability Stable under recommended storage conditions
Refractive index 1.59 at 22℃

The harmful effects of antimony(V) chloride are:

  • When swallowed, it can burn teh oral cavity and gastrointestinal.
  • Vapour or mist of antimony(V) chloride is irritating when in contact with eyes.
  • When inhaled, there might be dizziness, headache, weakness and nausea.

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