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Oxalyl chloride

ReagentPlus®, ≥99%

Synonym: Ethanedioyl dichloride

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Properties

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grade   ReagentPlus®
vapor density   4.4 (vs air)
vapor pressure   150 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99%
impurities   <10 ppb Heavy metals
color   APHA: 0-150
refractive index   n20/D 1.429(lit.)
bp   62-65 °C(lit.)
mp   −10-−8 °C(lit.)
density   1.5 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)

Description

Application

Suitable for the synthesis of acid chlorides used to produce liquid crystals.

Reactant involved in:
• Synthesis of N-heterocyclic ynones and ynediones, used to activate carboxylic acids
• Chlorination and halogenation
• Three-component [3+2] cycloadditions
• Reactions with organostannanes
• Synthesis of cyclopentenones
• Carbonylations, used as a carbonyl synthon

Packaging

10 kg in Nowpak™

5, 25, 100 g in ampule

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Contact with water liberates toxic gas., Reacts violently with water.
RIDADR 
UN 2922 6.1(8) / PGI
WGK Germany 
2
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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