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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Nitrobenzyl chloride, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2-Nitrobenzyl chloride
CAS 612-23-7
Molecular Formula C7H6ClNO2
Formula Weight 171.58g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00007185
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 388396
Synonym alpha-Chloro-2-nitrotoluene
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AAL1359906

 
alfa aesar™
L13599-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL1359914

 
alfa aesar™
L13599-14
25g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 47° to 51°C
Boiling Point 127° to 133°C (10mmHg)
Quantity 5g
Flash Point >110°C (230°F)
Chemical Name or Material 2-Nitrobenzyl chloride
CAS 612-23-7
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C7H6ClNO2
Formula Weight 171.58g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00007185
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 388396
Synonym alpha-Chloro-2-nitrotoluene
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H341
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number XS9092000

Applications
2-Nitrobenzyl chloride has been used to introduce the photo labile 2-nitrobenzyl protecting group for the phenolic OH group of tyrosine. It is used as a pharmaceutical intermediate.

Solubility
Soluble in acetone, alcohol benzene, diethyl ether, and ethanol (98%). Insoluble in water.

Notes
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from oxidizing agents. Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H341
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Suspected of causing genetic defects.