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Dichloroacetyl Chloride

  • Product Name: Dichloroacetyl chloride
  • Cas No.: 79-36-7
  • Purity: 99%
  • MF: C2HCl3O
  • Appearance: colorless fuming liquid
  • Package: bags
  • Certificate: ISO
  • Application: It is a chemical compound primarily used in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals. It is a reagent in organic chemistry that is utilized for various reactions, including the introduction of the dichloroacetyl group into molecules.
  • Sample: Available

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Product Detail

Dichloroacetyl chloride is an organic compound with the formula C2H2Cl2O. It is a colorless to yellowish liquid with a pungent odor. Chemical dichloroacetyl chloride is an important intermediate in organic synthesis and has been widely used in chemical synthesis and organic synthesis. It has electrophilic properties, especially suitable for alkylation, esterification, acylation and other reactions.

Product Parameter

Chemical Formula C2HCl3O CAS Number 79-36-7
Molar mass 147.38 g·mol−1 UN number 1765
Appearance colorless fuming liquid
Density 1.5315 g/cm3
Melting point <25 °C
Boiling point 107 °C (225 °F; 380 K)
Refractive index n20/D 1.46(lit.)
Flash point 66 °C
Solubility Chloroform, Hexanes
Sensibility Moisture Sensitive
Storage condition 2-8°C
Stability Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with water, alcohols and oxidizing agents. Fumes in air.



1. Drug synthesis: dichloroacetyl chloride is commonly used in the synthesis of drugs and bioactive compounds. It can react with amino acids, amines and alcohols to form various organic synthesis intermediates and drugs.

2. Esterification reaction: dichloroacetyl chloride can be used as a reagent for esterification reaction to react with alcohol to produce ester compounds, which are widely used in organic synthesis.

3. Nucleophilic substitution reaction: dichloroacetyl chloride can be substituted with nucleophilic reagents such as amino acids, mercaptans, etc., to generate compounds with specific structures and activities.

4. Reagents and catalysts: dichloroacetyl chloride can be used as reagents and catalysts for catalytic and accelerator in some organic reactions.

Multiple uses of products

It use in Chemical Manufacturing,Pharmaceutical Industry,Chemical Research and Development,Rubber and Plastics Modification