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Alfa Aesar™ tert-Butyl chloride, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material tert-Butyl chloride
CAS 507-20-0
Molecular Formula (CH3)3CCl
Formula Weight 92.57g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000816
UN Number UN1127
Beilstein 1730872
Merck Index 14,1562
Synonym 2-Chloro-2-methylpropane
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AAA13004AK

 
alfa aesar™
A13004-AK
250mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA13004AP

 
alfa aesar™
A13004-AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 50° to 52°C
Melting Point −26°C
Flash Point −27°C (−16°F)
Odor Mild
Quantity 250mL
Chemical Name or Material tert-Butyl chloride
CAS 507-20-0
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula (CH3)3CCl
Formula Weight 92.57g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000816
UN Number UN1127
Beilstein 1730872
Merck Index 14,1562
Synonym 2-Chloro-2-methylpropane
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CHLOROBUTANES
RTECS Number TX5040000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
tert-Butyl chloride plays an important role as a starting material to perform nucleophilic substitution reactions in order to prepare alcohol and alkoxides salts. It is used as an alkylating agent for the introduction of tert-butyl group and is also involved in Friedel-Crafts reactions. It is employed as an intermediate for the synthesis of agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals.

Solubility
Miscible with alcohol, benzene, chloroform and ether. Slightly miscible with water.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H225
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.