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Alfa Aesar™ 3-Chloroperoxybenzoic acid, 50-55%, cont. ca 10% 3-chlorobenzoic acid, balance water

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 3-Chloroperoxybenzoic acid
CAS 937-14-4
Molecular Formula C7H5ClO3
Formula Weight 172.57
MDL Number MFCD00002127
UN Number UN3106
Beilstein 608317
Synonym m-Chloroperbenzoic acid; mCPBA
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Products
Catalog Number Mfr. No. Quantity Price Quantity    

AAL0028622

  SDS
alfa aesar™
L0028622
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0028614

  SDS
alfa aesar™
L0028614
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0028636

  SDS
alfa aesar™
L0028636
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 172.57
Chemical Name or Material 3-Chloroperoxybenzoic acid
CAS 937-14-4
TSCA TSCA
Assay 50 to 55%
Molecular Formula C7H5ClO3
MDL Number MFCD00002127
Beilstein 608317
Synonym m-Chloroperbenzoic acid; mCPBA
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H242-H272-H315-H319-H317-H335
Heating may cause a fire.
May intensify fire; oxidizer.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P221-P210-P305+P351+P338-P405-P410-P501a
Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Protect from sunlight.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 5.2; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ORGANIC PEROXIDE TYPE D, SOLID
Assay Percent Notes cont. ≈10% 3-chlorobenzoic acid, balance water
UN Number UN3106
RTECS Number SD9470000
Melting Point 64° to 66°C
Quantity 100g

Applications
3-Chloroperoxybenzoic acid is a strong oxidizing agent used in the oxidation reactions such as aldehydes and ketones to esters (Bayer-Villiger-Oxidation), olefines to epoxides, sulfides to sulfoxides and sulfones, and amines to nitroalkanes, N-oxides.

Solubility
Soluble in potassium hydroxide, chloroform and acetone. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Heat sensitive. Incompatible with reactive with reducing agents, combustible materials, organic materials and alkalies.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P221-P210-P305+P351+P338-P405-P410-P501a
Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Protect from sunlight.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H242-H272-H315-H319-H317-H335
Heating may cause a fire.
May intensify fire; oxidizer.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
May cause respiratory irritation.

2° to 8°C