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185744 Sigma-Aldrich

2-Chloroethanol

99%

Synonym: Ethylene chlorohydrin

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Properties

Related Categories Alcohols, Building Blocks, C2 to C6, Chemical Synthesis, Organic Building Blocks,
vapor density   2.78 (vs air)
vapor pressure   5 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   SZIFAVKTNFCBPC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   99%
autoignition temp.   797 °F
expl. lim.   16 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.441 (lit.)
bp   129 °C (lit.)
mp   −89 °C (lit.)
solubility   alcohol: miscible
  water: miscible
density   1.201 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Description

General description

Photodissociation of 2-chloroethanol in a molecular beam at 193nm has been investigated. 2-Chloroethanol is widely used as industrial solvent.

Application

2-Chloroethanol was used in the synthesis of the polyethylene terepthalate model substrate, bis(benzoyloxyethyl)terephthalate.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

50, 250 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
RIDADR 
UN1135 - class 6.1 - PG 1 - Ethylene chlorohydrin
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
KK0875000
Flash Point(F) 
131 °F
Flash Point(C) 
55 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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