Pivaloyl Chloride

Basic Information

Other Names: 2,2-Dimethylpropanoyl chloride; Trimethylacetyl chloride                    

Molecular Formula: C5H9ClO    

Molecular Weight: 120.58

CAS NO.: 3282-30-2

EINECS NO.: 221-921-6

UN NO.: 2438

H.S. CODE NO.: 29159080

Purity: 99% min.

Physicochemical Properties

1.Appearence: Colorless transparent oily liquid

2.Flash Point: 19℃

3.Melting Point: -56℃

4.Boiling Point: 105℃

5.Density: 0.979g/cm at 25℃

6.Solubility: Dissolves in general organic solvent. Easy to be decomposed when meeting water and alkali

7.Stability: Stable.

Technical Specifications          

Colorless transparent oily liquid
99% min.
Pivalic Acid
0.25% max.0.18%
Pivalic Acid Anhydride0.25% max.0.20%
Phosphorus Trichloride
0.25% max.0.21%

Packaging Types

                 200kg drum or as per customers' requirement


Used as a very important acrylatin reagent, to produce amides and phenol lipid drug, hydroxylamine benzyl penicillin, cephalosporins hydroxylamine benzyl, cefazolin, double pivalic acryladrenaline, etc.Also used to make pesiticide intermediates like 3-chloropivaloyal chloride.

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 substance and corrosives                                   area. Store protected from moisture.