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Benzyl chloride

Linear Formula:

C6H5CH2Cl

Empform:

C7H7Cl

Synonyms English:

α

Nacres: NA.22
Mdl No: MFCD00000889
Fw: 126.58
Pubchem Substance Id: 24851148
CAS Number: 100-44-7
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Properties

Properties
assay 99%
autoignition temp. 1085 
availability ?F
bromine number 177-181 
brush size diam. × l ?C (lit.)
cool pack w × l × h
cooling capacity 1% propylene oxide as stabilizer
depth × h × w 1.1 
depth × overall h g/mL 
depth × width at 25 
Description Benzyl chloride
external l × w × h 14 
external size %
free fatty acid content content liquid
inlet cga 1S/C7H7Cl/c8-6-7-4-2-1-3-5-7/h1-5H6H2
inlet connection diam. KCXMKQUNVWSEMD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Need written commitment DG3N99

Description

Application

Benzyl chloride can be used as:
  • A benzylating agent for the benzylation of benzene and other aromatic compounds.
  • A reactant for the preparation of 4-methoxydiphenylmethane by Friedel-Crafts alkylation with anisole.

It can also be used to introduce the benzyl protecting group to alcohols and carboxylic acids by forming corresponding benzyl ether, and benzyl ester, respectively.

General description

Benzyl chloride (BzCl) is an organochlorine compound, which is widely used in organic synthesis for the preparation of useful chemical building blocks.

SAFETY INFORMATION

GHS05,GHS06,GHS08

Signal Word

Danger

H302 - H315 - H317 - H318 - H331 - H335 - H340 - H350 - H373

P280 - P301 + P312 - P302 + P352 - P304 + P340 + P311 - P305 + P351 + P338 - P308 + P313

RIDADRRIDADR

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point (F)

152.6 °F

Flash Point (C)

67 °C

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Risk Statement

Supplemental Hazard Statements

DOCUMENTATION

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