acetyl chloride

CAS No. 75-36-5

Formula: C2H3ClO
Basic Info

Acetyl chloride, CH3COCl is an acid chloride derived from acetic acid. It belongs to the class of organic compounds called acyl halides. It is a colorless, corrosive, volatile liquid.

Formula
C2H3ClO
Molecular Weight
78.4976
Exact Mass
77.9872
LogP
0.7717
PSA
17.07
Synonyms

acetylchloride313

ethanoyl chloride

Acetylchlorid

CH3COCl

ACETYLCLORIDE

acid chloride

1-Chloroethanone

Acetic chloride

Acetyl chloride

acetic acid chloride

Ethanoylcholride

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Properties
Appearance & Physical State
colourless to light yellow liquid with a pungent
Density
1.104
Boiling Point
51ºC
Melting Point
-112ºC
Flash Point
4ºC
Refractive Index
1.3876-1.3896
Stability
Stability Highly flammable. Reacts violently with DMSO, water, lower alcohols, and amines to generate toxic fumes. May form an explosive mixture with air. Note low flash point. Incompatible with water, alcohols, amines, strong bases, strong oxidizing agent
Storage Condition
Store at RT
Vapor Density
2.7 (vs air)
Vapor Pressure
11.69 psi ( 20 °C)
Safety Info
RTECS
AO6390000
Safety Statements
S1/2-S9-S16-S26-S45
WGK Germany
1
Risk Statements
R11; R14; R34
HS Code
2915900090
RIDADR
UN 1717
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Hazard Codes
Spectrum
NMR Spectrum 1H NMR : parameter in CDCl3
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IR Spectrum IR : liquid film
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Mass Spectrum Mass
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