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23100

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Chloral hydrate

crystallized, ≥98.0% (T)

Synonym(s):
Trichloroacetaldehyde hydrate
Linear Formula:
Cl3CCH(OH)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
165.40
Beilstein:
1698497
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Assay

≥98.0% (T)

form

solid

quality

crystallized

mp

57 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

OC(O)C(Cl)(Cl)Cl

InChI

1S/C2H3Cl3O2/c3-2(4,5)1(6)7/h1,6-7H

Inchi Key

RNFNDJAIBTYOQL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Chloral hydrate meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, USP, 99.5-101%

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CL 316,243 hydrate ≥98% (HPLC), powder

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C5976

CL 316,243 hydrate

assay

≥98.0% (T)

assay

≥98% (titration)

assay

99.5-101%

assay

≥98% (HPLC)

form

solid

form

powder

form

-

form

powder

mp

57 °C (lit.)

mp

57 °C (lit.)

mp

57 °C (lit.)

mp

-

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

100

quality

crystallized

quality

-

quality

meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, USP

quality

-

Application

Chloral hydrate can be used as:
  • A reactant in the asymmetric synthesis of β-trichloromethyl-β-hydroxyketones by reacting with chiral imines.
  • A water carrier for the efficient deprotectionof acetals, dithioacetals, and tetrahydropyranyl ethers in organic solvents.
  • A reactant to synthesize 2-(hydroxyimino)-N-(2-iodophenyl)acetamide using 2-iodoaniline in the presence of hydrochloric acid, sodium sulfate, and hydroxyamine hydrochloride.

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply

Pictograms

Skull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

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

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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