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Substance:Trichloroacetyl chloride

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  • Molecular formula: C2Cl4O
  • Molar mass: 181.833
  • CAS Registry Number: 76-02-8
  • Appearance: Trichloroacetyl chloride, 99%; Trichloroacetyl chloride, 99%; colourless liquid
  • Melting point: -146 °C
  • Boiling point: 114 to 116 °C
  • Solubility: Not available
  • Safety sheet: Not available
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From Wikipedia

Trichloroacetyl chloride is the acyl chloride of trichloroacetic acid. It can be formed by reacting chlorine with acetyl chloride or acetaldehyde in the presence of activated charcoal. It is used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and plant protection compounds.

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Other names

Trichloroacetyl chloride (IUPAC Name); 2,2,2-Trichloro-acetyl chloride; Trichloro-acetyl chloride; Trichloroacetic acid chloride; Trichloroacetochloride


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