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Alfa Aesar™ Ethyl oxalyl chloride, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Ethyl oxalyl chloride
CAS 4755-77-5
Molecular Formula C4ClH5O3
Linear Formula ClCOCO2CH2CH3
Formula Weight 136.53g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000706
UN Number UN2920
Beilstein 506725
Synonym Ethyl chloroglyoxylate; Oxalic acid monoethyl ester chloride
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AAA1465314

 
alfa aesar™
A14653-14
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1465322

 
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A14653-22
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AAA1465336

 
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A14653-36
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 134° to 135°C
Quantity 25g
Flash Point 41°C (105°F)
Chemical Name or Material Ethyl oxalyl chloride
CAS 4755-77-5
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C4ClH5O3
Linear Formula ClCOCO2CH2CH3
Formula Weight 136.53g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000706
UN Number UN2920
Beilstein 506725
Synonym Ethyl chloroglyoxylate; Oxalic acid monoethyl ester chloride
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H314-H318-H226-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapour.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-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 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 LIQUIDS, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Ethyl oxalyl chloride is used in the synthesis of 2-oxo-3-alkenoic esters and alpha-keto ester in good yield. It acts as a reactant in the preparation of oxyoxalamide derivatives as an epoxide hydrolase inhibitor.

Solubility
Slightly miscible with water.

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

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-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 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
H301-H314-H318-H226-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapour.
May cause respiratory irritation.