8.01804 EMD Millipore

Benzoyl chloride

Benzoyl chloride for synthesis. CAS No. 98-88-4, EC Number 202-710-8., for synthesis

Synonym: Benzoic acid chloride

  • CAS Number 98-88-4

  • Linear Formula C₇H₅ClO

  • Molecular Weight 140.57 g/mol

  •  EC Number 202-710-8



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packaging   68 kg in Barrel PE/met (8018049068)
bp   197.2 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     2.5 - 27 %(V)
vapor pressure   0.5 hPa (20 °C)
density   1.21 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   93 °C
autoignition temp.   600 °C
mp   -0.6 °C
pH   2 (1 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 2460 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rabbit 790 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 1.210 - 1.214
  Identity (IR): passes test

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HS Code 
2916 32 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H302 + H312 + H332: Harmful if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H317: May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P308 + P310: IF exposed or concerned: immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
Storage class 
8A Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials
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 Pictogram(s) 
GHS05  GHS05
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Corrosive  Corrosive
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 1736 , 8, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 1736 , 8, II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 1736 , 8, II, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Categories of danger 
harmful, corrosive, sensitizing
R Phrase 
R 20/21/22-34-43
Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.Causes burns.May cause sensitisation by skin contact.
S Phrase 
S 26-36/37/39-45
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.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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