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Alfa Aesar™ Benzyl chloride, 99%, stab.

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Benzyl chloride
CAS 100-44-7
Name Note stabilized
Molecular Formula C7H7Cl
Formula Weight 126.59g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000889
UN Number UN1738
Beilstein 471308
Merck Index 14,1129
Synonym alpha-Chlorotoluene
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AAA124810E

 
alfa aesar™
A12481-0E
2500g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1248136

 
alfa aesar
A12481-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −43°C
Boiling Point 178° to 180°C
Quantity 2500g
Flash Point 73°C (163°F)
Chemical Name or Material Benzyl chloride
Name Note stabilized
CAS 100-44-7
Physical Form Liquid
Assay 99%
Assay Percent Range 99%, Stabilized
Molecular Formula C7H7Cl
Formula Weight 126.59g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000889
UN Number UN1738
Beilstein 471308
Merck Index 14,1129
Synonym alpha-Chlorotoluene
Solubility Information Miscible with alcohol, ether; Insoluble in water
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H330-H350-H373-H314-H318-H227-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Fatal if inhaled.
May cause cancer.
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Combustible liquid.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P320-P330-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
Rinse mouth.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: BENZYL CHLORIDE
RTECS Number XS8925000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Benzyl Chloride is used as an intermediate for manufacturing of benzyl alcohol, benzoic acid and benzyl cyanide. It is also used to prepare benzyl esters, which are used as plasticizer, flavorants and perfumes. It acts as an intermediate in the preparation of phenylacetic acid. In organic synthesis, it is used as an alkylating agent and utilized for the introduction of the benzyl protecting group for alcohols. Further, it is involved in the preparation of quaternary ammonium salts by reaction with tertiary amines. In addition to this, it is used to prepare Grignard reagent by reacting with metallic magnesium.

Solubility
Miscible with alcohol, ether. Insoluble in waterMiscible with alcohol, ether and chloroform.

Notes
Light and moisture sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with common metals, lead,oxidizing agents, iron, iron salts, brass and aluminum

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P320-P330-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
Rinse mouth.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301-H330-H350-H373-H314-H318-H227-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Fatal if inhaled.
May cause cancer.
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Combustible liquid.
May cause respiratory irritation.