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75760 Aldrich

Oxalyl chloride

dist., ≥96.0% (AT)

Synonym: Ethanedioyl dichloride

  • CAS Number 79-37-8

  • Linear Formula ClCOCOCl

  • Molecular Weight 126.93

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1361988

  •  EC Number 201-200-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00000704

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57652584

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Properties

Related Categories Chemical Synthesis, Other Oxidizing Agents, Oxidizing Agents, Synthetic Reagents
vapor density   4.4 (vs air)
vapor pressure   150 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   CTSLXHKWHWQRSH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥96.0% (AT)
quality   dist.
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

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

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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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