Bismuth Chloride Oxide

Title: Bismuth Chloride Oxide
CAS Registry Number: 7787-59-9
Additional Names: Basic bismuth chloride; bismuth oxychloride; bismuthyl chloride; bismuth "subchloride"; pearl white; blanc d¢Espagne; blanc de perle
Trademarks: Chlorbismol
Molecular Formula: BiClO
Molecular Weight: 260.43
Percent Composition: Bi 80.24%, Cl 13.61%, O 6.14%
Line Formula: BiOCl
Literature References: Prepn: Schenk in Handbook of Preparative Inorganic Chemistry vol. 1, G. Brauer, Ed. (Academic Press, New York, 2nd ed., 1963) p 622.
Properties: Fine powder or tetragonal crystals. Melts at low red heat; d 7.72. Practically insol in water, alc; sol in HCl, HNO3.
Density: d 7.72
Use: In face powders; as pigment; manuf artificial pearls, dry-cell cathodes.
Therap-Cat: Formerly as antisyphilitic.
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