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Alfa Aesar™ Chloroacetic anhydride, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Chloroacetic anhydride
CAS 541-88-8
Molecular Formula (ClCH2CO)2O
Formula Weight 170.98
MDL Number MFCD00000929
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 774533
Merck Index 14,2113
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AAA1401514

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alfa aesar™
A1401514
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1401522

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alfa aesar™
A1401522
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1401536

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alfa aesar™
A1401536
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 170.98
Chemical Name or Material Chloroacetic anhydride
TSCA TSCA
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula (ClCH2CO)2O
MDL Number MFCD00000929
CAS 541-88-8
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 774533
Merck Index 14,2113
Solubility Information Freely soluble in ether, chloroform; Slightly soluble in benzene; Insoluble in cold ligroin
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H300-H314-H318
Fatal if swallowed.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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 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: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
Flash Point 143°C (289°F)
Boiling Point 110° to 112°C (10mmHg)
Melting Point 56° to 59°C
Quantity 25g

Applications
Chloroacetic anhydride has been used in the synthesis of 3,3′-bis(sulfonato)-4,4′-bis(chloroacetamido)azobenzene (BSBCA), a water-soluble, thiol-reactive and photo-switchable cross-linker, D,L-7-azatryptophan, 2-methyl-[3,4-di-O-acetyl-6-O-(chloroacetyl)-1,2-dideoxy-α-D-glucopyrano]-[2′,1′:4,5]-2-oxazoline.

Solubility
Freely soluble in ether, chloroform. Slightly soluble in benzene. Insoluble in cold ligroin

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with oxidizing agent, bases, amines, alcohols, water/ moisture.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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 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
H300-H314-H318
Fatal if swallowed.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.