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Alfa Aesar™ Cholesteryl chloroformate

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Cholesteryl chloroformate
CAS 7144-08-3
Molecular Formula C28H45ClO2
Formula Weight 449.12
MDL Number MFCD00003633
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 3223154
Synonym Chloroformic acid cholesteryl ester
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AAL0480114

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alfa aesar™
L0480114
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0480122

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alfa aesar™
L0480122
100g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 449.12
Chemical Name or Material Cholesteryl chloroformate
Molecular Formula C28H45ClO2
Synonym Chloroformic acid cholesteryl ester
MDL Number MFCD00003633
Beilstein 3223154
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
TSCA TSCA
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Quantity 25g
Melting Point 116° to 120°C
UN Number UN3261
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
Optical Rotation −29° (c=5 in Chloroform)
Odor Pungent
CAS 7144-08-3

Applications
Cholesteryl chloroformate is used in the preparation of hydrophobized chitosan oligosaccharide, which finds application as an efficient gene carrier. It acts as an initiator in the polymerization of methyl methacrylate.

Solubility
Soluble in methylene chloride, chloroform, acetone, toluene and benzene. Slightly soluble in methanol and ethanol.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong bases and strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.

2° to 8°C