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Methyl chloroacetate

Methyl chloroacetate for synthesis. CAS 96-34-4, EC Number 202-501-1, chemical formula ClCH₂COOCH₃., for synthesis

Synonym: Chloroacetic acid methyl ester

  • CAS Number 96-34-4

  • Linear Formula C₃H₅ClO₂

  • Molecular Weight 108.53 g/mol

  •  EC Number 202-501-1



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packaging   100 ml in Glass bottle (8024130100)
bp   130 - 132 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     4.6 - 18.5 %(V)
vapor pressure   6.9 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   51.6 g/l (slow decomposition)
density   1.24 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   52 °C DIN 51758
autoignition temp.   465 °C
mp   -33 °C
pH   4.6 (28 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 107 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store at <= 20°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 1.234 - 1.236
  Identity (IR): passes test

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HS Code 
2915 40 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H226: Flammable liquid and vapour.
H331: Toxic if inhaled.
H301: Toxic if swallowed.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H318: Causes serious eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P280: Wear eye protection.
P304 + P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
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 
3 Flammable liquids
WGK 3 highly water endangering
Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled "Highly toxic" or "Toxic": container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS02  GHS02
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS05  GHS05
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS06  GHS06
Hazard Symbols 
Toxic  Toxic
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 2295 , 6.1 (3), I
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 2295 , 6.1 (3),
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 2295 , 6.1 (3), I
Categories of danger 
flammable, toxic, irritant
R Phrase 
R 10-23/25-37/38-41
Flammable.Toxic by inhalation and if swallowed.Irritating to respiratory system and skin.Risk of serious damage to eyes.
S Phrase 
S 26-37/39-45
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear suitable 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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