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Benzyl chloride

puriss., ≥99.5% (GC)

Synonym: α-Chlorotoluene

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Properties

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vapor density   4.36 (vs air)
vapor pressure   10.3 mmHg ( 60 °C)
  7 mmHg ( 55 °C)
InChI Key   KCXMKQUNVWSEMD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
grade   puriss.
assay   ≥99.5% (GC)
autoignition temp.   1085 °F
expl. lim.   14 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.538(lit.)
  n20/D 1.539
bp   177-181 °C(lit.)
mp   −43 °C(lit.)
solubility   H2O: insoluble
  alcohol: miscible
  chloroform: miscible
  diethyl ether: miscible
density   1.1 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Application

Benzyl chloride was used in development of new decontaminant microemulsions for selective oxidation of mustard gas analogs.It was used as an alkylating agent during the benzylation of benzene and other aromatic compounds.

General description

Benzyl chloride helps in isolation of genomic DNA with least mechanical shearing from plants, fungi and bacteria.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
RIDADR 
UN 1738 8(6.1) / PGII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
XS8925000
Flash Point(F) 
152.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
67 °C
Protocols & Articles

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US EPA Method TO-17: GC Analysis of Volatiles on Equity®-1 after Collection/Desorption using Carbotrap 300 Tube

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents US EPA Method TO-17: GC Analysis of Volatiles on Equity®-1 after Collection/Desorption using Carbotrap 300 Tube
Keywords: Chromatography, Gas chromatography

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