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Chloromethyl methyl ether

technical grade

Synonym(s):
MOM chloride, Methoxymethyl chloride, Methyl chloromethyl ether
Linear Formula:
ClCH2OCH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
80.51
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

grade

technical grade

Quality Level

vapor pressure

3.55 psi ( 20 °C)

refractive index

n20/D 1.396 (lit.)

bp

55-57 °C (lit.)

density

1.06 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

COCCl

InChI

1S/C2H5ClO/c1-4-2-3/h2H2,1H3

InChI key

XJUZRXYOEPSWMB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Chloromethyl methyl ether (MOM-Cl) can be used as a reagent:
  •  For the introduction of the methoxymethyl (MOM) protecting group by converting alcohols to methoxy methyl (MOM) ethers.
  •  To prepare some methoxymethyl group containing metal complexes coordinated to carbonyl and dipyridyl ligands.        
  • In the preparation of fluorene/chloromethyl methyl ether cross-linked polymers by Friedel-Crafts polymerization.

Packaging

25, 100 g in glass bottle

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 1 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Carc. 1A - Flam. Liq. 2

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

60.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

16 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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