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Ethyl chloroformate

Ethyl chloroformate for synthesis. CAS 541-41-3, EC Number 208-778-5, chemical formula ClCOOC₂H₅., for synthesis

Synonym: Ethyl chlorocarbonate, Ethoxycarbonyl chloride

  • CAS Number 541-41-3

  • Linear Formula C₃H₅ClO₂

  • Molecular Weight 108.52 g/mol

  •  EC Number 208-778-5



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packaging   1 l in Glass bottle (8008811000)
  100 ml in Glass bottle (8008810100)
  250 ml in Glass bottle (8008810250)
expl. lim.     3.7 - 12.6 %(V)
vapor pressure   54 hPa (20 °C)
density   1.14 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   16 °C
autoignition temp.   450 °C
mp   -81 °C
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 204 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rabbit 7120 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store at +15°C to +25°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 98.0 % (a/a)
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 1.138 - 1.140
  Identity (IR): passes test

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HS Code 
2915 90 70
Storage class 
3 Flammable liquids
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Organic acid halides, anhydrides and isocyanates can be added dropwise to an excess of methanol (Cat. No. 822283) to convert them into the corresponding methyl esters or methyl carbamates. If necessary, neutralize with sodium hydroxide solution (Cat. No. 105587). Fill into container A.
Hazard Symbols 
Flammable  Flammable
Hazard Symbols 
Very toxic  Very toxic
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 1182 , 6.1 (3, 8), I
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 1182 , 6.1 (3, 8),
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 1182 , 6.1 (3, 8), I, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Categories of danger 
highly flammable, very toxic, corrosive
R Phrase 
R 11-22-26-34
Highly flammable.Harmful if swallowed.Very toxic by inhalation.Causes burns.
S Phrase 
S 16-26-28-36/37/39-45
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water.Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
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