Algarot

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Related to Antimony oxychloride: Antimony trichloride

Al´ga`rot


n.1.(Med.) A term used for the Powder of Algaroth, a white powder which is a compound of trichloride and trioxide of antimony. It was formerly used in medicine as an emetic, purgative, and diaphoretic.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Antimony chloride leached out in solution on hydrolysis with water and NaOH solution at pH around 2 immediately produces solid precipitate of antimony oxychloride (SbOCl) whereas ferrous chloride and ferric chloride remain in solution.
The solid precipitates of antimony oxychloride and antimony oxide chloride on treatment with aqueous ammonia form pure precipitate of antimony trioxide (Sb2O3).
Antimony oxychloride, SbOCI, is itself effective as a flame retardant [15] and has been proposed as the product responsible for flame retardant effects in cellulose systems [17].