Chloroacetyl Chloride

  • CAS # 79-04-9
  • EC# 201-171-6
  • Formula : C2H2Cl2O
Brand : Chloroacetyl Chloride
Synonym : MCAC; CAC
Related categories : Pharmaceutical Intermediates
Boiling point : 221 °F at 760 mm Hg (USCG, 1999)
Melting point : -8.5 °F (USCG, 1999)
Solubility : Decomposes (NIOSH, 2016)
Physical State : Chloroacetyl chloride appears as a colorless to light yellow liquid with a very pungent odor. Very toxic by inhalation. Corrosive to metals and tissue.
Density : 1.42 at 68 °F (USCG, 1999)
Storage Temperature : Store under nitrogen. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. Keep away from water. Never allow product to get in contact with water during storage. Hydrolyzes readily.
Symbol : Chloroacetyl Chloride Chloroacetyl Chloride
Lead Time: available in 6 weeks