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Alfa Aesar™ Ethyl chloroformate, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Ethyl chloroformate
CAS 541-41-3
Molecular Formula C3H5ClO2
Linear Formula ClCO2CH2CH3
Formula Weight 108.52g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000644
UN Number UN1182
Beilstein 385653
Merck Index 14,3784
Synonym Chloroformic acid ethyl ester
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AAL0631106

 
alfa aesar™
L06311-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0631122

 
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L06311-22
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L06311-36
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −81°C
Boiling Point 92° to 93°C
Quantity 5g
Flash Point 10°C (50°F)
Odor Pungent
Chemical Name or Material Ethyl chloroformate
CAS 541-41-3
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula C3H5ClO2
Linear Formula ClCO2CH2CH3
Formula Weight 108.52g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000644
UN Number UN1182
Beilstein 385653
Merck Index 14,3784
Synonym Chloroformic acid ethyl ester
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H330-H314-H302
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Fatal if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P320-P330-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
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.
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: ETHYL CHLOROFORMATE
RTECS Number LQ6125000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Ethyl chloroformate is used as derivatization reagent to investigate stereochemical conversion of chiral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs during derivatization reaction. It is also used with ammonia and cyanuric chloride to convert carboxylic acids to nitriles. It is used to develop flexible template strategy for the generation of nanometer-scale templates via dip-pen nanolithography.

Solubility
Not miscible in water.

Notes
Protect from heat. Store away from moisture and oxidizing agents. Store under dry inert gas. Refrigerate. Incompatible with heat, moisture and oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P320-P330-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
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
H225-H330-H314-H302
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Fatal if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.

2° to 8°C