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Alfa Aesar™ Acetyl chloride, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Acetyl chloride
CAS 75-36-5
Molecular Formula C2H3ClO
Linear Formula CH3COCl
Formula Weight 78.50g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000719
UN Number UN1717
Beilstein 605303
Merck Index 14,85
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AAL140130F

 
alfa aesar™
L14013-0F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAL14013AC

 
alfa aesar™
L14013-AC
25mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAL14013AP

 
alfa aesar™
L14013-AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 50° to 52°C
Melting Point −112°C
Quantity 2500mL
Flash Point 4°C (39°F)
Odor Pungent
Chemical Name or Material Acetyl chloride
CAS 75-36-5
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C2H3ClO
Linear Formula CH3COCl
Formula Weight 78.50g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000719
UN Number UN1717
Beilstein 605303
Merck Index 14,85
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H314
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ACETYL CHLORIDE
RTECS Number AO6390000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Acetyl chloride acts as a reagent for the preparation of esters and amides of acetic acid. It is also useful as an important reactant in Friedel-Crafts reactions as well as in the introduction of an acetyl group. It serves as a starting material in the production of pharmaceutical, new plating complexing agent, acylation agent and synthetic organic intermediates.

Solubility
Miscible with acetone, chloroform, glacial acetic acid, petroleum ether, ether and benzene.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with water, alcohols, oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H225-H314
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.