Chemical Information

Synonyms: Pentaethoxy tantalum

Chemical Formula: Ta(OC2H5)5

Description: Colourless or pale yellow liquid freezing at 19°C, moisture sensitive

Trace Elements:

Al < 5 ppm
Ca < 2 ppm
Fe < 1 ppm
Nb < 50 ppm
Na < 2 ppm
Ti < 20 ppm
V < 20 ppm

Assay (Oxide): Min 99.8%

Trace Elements (Wet Test): Cl < 500 ppm

Additional Information

CAS No.: 6074-84-6

B.P.: Decomposes below boiling point at ambient pressure

M.P.: 20°C V.P.: 0.1mm at 140°C

Solubility in water: Reacts exothermally

Solubility in organics: Soluble in hydrocarbons, reacts with alcohols, ketones and esters


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Structure of tantalum ethoxide, 6074-84-6