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Sigma-Aldrich

Benzoyl chloride

ACS reagent, 99%

Linear Formula:
C6H5COCl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
140.57
Beilstein:
471389
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

ACS reagent

Quality Level

vapor density

4.88 (vs air)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 32 °C)

assay

98.0-100.5% (ACS specification)
99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

1056 °F

expl. lim.

4.9 %

impurities

≤0.002% P compounds

ign. residue

≤0.005%

refractive index

n20/D 1.553 (lit.)

bp

198 °C (lit.)

mp

−1 °C (lit.)

transition temp

freezing point −2.0-0.0 °C

density

1.211 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

cation traces

Fe: ≤0.001%
heavy metals (as Pb): ≤0.001%

SMILES string

ClC(=O)c1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C7H5ClO/c8-7(9)6-4-2-1-3-5-6/h1-5H

InChI key

PASDCCFISLVPSO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Benzoyl chloride may be used in the synthesis of the following organic building blocks:
  • N,N-diethylbenzamide via condensation with diethylamine
  • N-2-bromophenylbenzamide by reacting with 2-bromoaniline via N-benzoylation
  • propargyl benzoate via O-benzoylation of propargyl alcohol

Packaging

5, 100, 4×100, 250 mL in glass bottle
1 L in glass bottle

Pictograms

CorrosionSkull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

161.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

72 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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