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Phosphorus(V) oxychloride

ReagentPlus®, 99%

Synonym(s):
Phosphorus(V) oxide chloride, Phosphoryl chloride
Linear Formula:
POCl3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
153.33
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

vapor density

5.3 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

104 mmHg ( 50 °C)
28 mmHg ( 20 °C)

product line

ReagentPlus®

assay

99%

form

liquid

pH

1 (20 °C)

bp

105.8 °C (lit.)

mp

1.25 °C (lit.)

density

1.645 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

ClP(Cl)(Cl)=O

InChI

1S/Cl3OP/c1-5(2,3)4

InChI key

XHXFXVLFKHQFAL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Phosphorus(V) oxychloride (POCl3) is a chlorinating agent that reacts with dimethylformamide (DMF) to form Vilsmeier reagent for Vilsmeier-Haack formylation reactions.
It can also be used as a reagent in the synthesis of:
  • Quinazolin-4(3H)-one derivatives from 2-aminobenzamides via in situ preparation of Vilsmeier reagent.
  • Substituted 1-arylseleno-4-halo-2-enes by treating conjugated dienes with arylselenenamides.
  • 3-methylthioimidazo[1,2-a]pyridines and imidazo-fused heterocycles in the presence of DMSO.

Packaging

5, 250 g in glass bottle
1 kg in glass bottle

Legal Information

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 2 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1A - STOT RE 1 Inhalation

Target Organs

Respiratory Tract

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

6.1B - Non-combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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