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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl dichloroacetate, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl dichloroacetate
CAS 116-54-1
Molecular Formula C3H4Cl2O2
Linear Formula Cl2CHCO2CH3
Formula Weight 142.97g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000843
UN Number UN2299
Synonym Dichloroacetic acid methyl ester
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AAB2439922

 
alfa aesar™
B24399-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2439936

 
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B24399-36
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −52°C
Boiling Point 142° to 144°C
Quantity 100g
Flash Point 70°C (158°F)
Odor Pungent
Chemical Name or Material Methyl dichloroacetate
CAS 116-54-1
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C3H4Cl2O2
Linear Formula Cl2CHCO2CH3
Formula Weight 142.97g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000843
UN Number UN2299
Synonym Dichloroacetic acid methyl ester
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H331-H227-H315-H319-H335
Toxic if inhaled.
Combustible liquid.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: METHYL DICHLOROACETATE
RTECS Number AG6625000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Methyl dichloroacetate may be used in the diastereoselctive synthesis of bicyclic chlorocyclopropane, as difunctional initiator during atom transfer radical polymerization of methyl or n-butyl acrylate, as reagent during CrCl2-induced olefination of aldehydes. It is a reactant involved in nucleophilic substitution reactions with nitro(pentafluorosulfanyl)benzenes, azide-alkyl halide cycloaddition and atom transfer radical addition, Chemical modification of STn antigen for enhancement of synthetic carbohydrate vaccines, three component reaction of arynes with cyclic ethers and active methines, catalytic radical haloalkylation for synthesis of neodysidenin and addition reactions for syntehsis of enantiopure 3,4-diamino esters or amides.

Solubility
Soluble in water. (4 g/L).

Notes
Store at room temperature. Incompatible with oxidizing agents. Ensure proper ventilation.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H331-H227-H315-H319-H335
Toxic if inhaled.
Combustible liquid.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.