Chloroacetyl Chloride

Basic Information

Other Names: Chloroacetic chloride; Chloroacetic acid chloride; CAC;  Monochloroacetyl chloride

Molecular Formula: C2H2Cl2O

Molecular Weight: 112.94

CAS NO.: 79-04-9

EINECS NO.: 201-171-6

UN NO.: 1752

H.S. CODE NO.: 2914700

Purity: 99% min.

Physicochemical Properties

1.Appearence: Clear Colorless Liquid

2.Freezing Point: -22.5℃

3.Melting Point: -22 °C(lit.)

4.Boiling Point: 105-106 °C(lit.)

5.Density: 1.419g/cm at 25℃

6.Vapor Density: 3.9 (vs air)

7.Vapor Pressure: 60 mm Hg ( 41.5 °C)

8.Refractive Index: n20/D 1.453(lit.)

9.Sensitive: Moisture Sensitive

10.Water Solubility: Reacts

11.Stability: Stable. Incompatible with strong bases, alcohols and strong oxidizing agents. May react violently on exposure                        to water or moisture.

Packaging Types

                 180kg drum or as per customers' requirement


Used for the synthesis of chloroacetic chloride; As an active acylating agent and organic synthesis intermediate, it is widely used for amino acids, pesticides, medicines, dyes, auxiliaries, extractant,refrigerant, extinguishants, lubricating oil additives, pesticides etc.

Transport Information

1.IMDG: Class 6.1

2.Packaging group: I

3.Storage: Keep away from heat, sparks and flame. Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a tightly closed

                container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances and corrosives                                 area. Store protected from moisture.