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C56352 Sigma-Aldrich

2-Chloro-2-methylpropane

99%

Synonym: tert-Butyl chloride

  • CAS Number 507-20-0

  • Linear Formula (CH3)3CCl

  • Molecular Weight 92.57

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1730872

  •  EC Number 208-066-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00000816

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24892801

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
vapor density   3.2 (vs air)
vapor pressure   4.82 psi ( 20 °C)
assay   99%
refractive index   n20/D 1.385 (lit.)
bp   51-52 °C (lit.)
mp   −25 °C (lit.)
density   0.851 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CC(C)(C)Cl
InChI   1S/C4H9Cl/c1-4(2,3)5/h1-3H3
InChI key   NBRKLOOSMBRFMH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

• 2-Chloro-2-methylpropane is an alkylating agent that is used to functionalize molecules with tert-butyl group.
• It serves as an effective chlorinating agent, in combination with the ionic liquid, 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium bromide for converting alcohols into chlorides.
• It can also be used to prepare tert-butyl ethers by treating with corresponding alcohols.

Packaging

2 L in glass bottle

25, 500 mL in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1127 - class 3 - PG 2 - Chlorobutanes
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
TX5040000
Flash Point(F) 
-14.8 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
-26 °C - closed cup

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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