CHEBI:30114 - aluminium trichloride

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ChEBI Name aluminium trichloride
ChEBI ID CHEBI:30114
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Formula AlCl3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 133.33964
Monoisotopic Mass 131.888
InChI InChI=1S/Al.3ClH/h;3*1H/q+3;;;/p-3
InChIKey VSCWAEJMTAWNJL-UHFFFAOYSA-K
SMILES Cl[Al](Cl)Cl
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Lewis acid
A molecular entity that is an electron-pair acceptor and therefore able to form a covalent bond with an electron-pair donor (Lewis base), thereby producing a Lewis adduct.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing aluminium trichloride (CHEBI:30114) has role Lewis acid (CHEBI:39143)
aluminium trichloride (CHEBI:30114) is a aluminium coordination entity (CHEBI:36668)
Incoming aluminium trichloride hexahydrate (CHEBI:30115) has part aluminium trichloride (CHEBI:30114)
IUPAC Names
aluminium trichloride
aluminium(III) chloride
aluminium(3+) chloride
trichloridoaluminium
trichloroalumane
Synonyms Sources
[AlCl3] IUPAC
AlCl3 IUPAC
Aluminum chloride anhydrous ChemIDplus
Aluminum trichloride NIST Chemistry WebBook
Registry Numbers Types Sources
1876 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
7446-70-0 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
7446-70-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Last Modified
20 January 2011