221015 Aldrich

Oxalyl chloride

ReagentPlus®, ≥99%

Synonym: Ethanedioyl dichloride


Related Categories Chemical Reagents, Chemical Synthesis, Development Quantities for Research, Others, Oxidizing Agents,
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.)



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 acids1
• Chlorination and halogenation2
• Three-component [3+2] cycloadditions3
• Reactions with organostannanes4
• Synthesis of cyclopentenones5
• Carbonylations, used as a carbonyl synthon6


10 kg in Nowpak™

5, 25, 100 g in ampule

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