Benzyl chloride - CAS # 100-44-7


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CAS 100-44-7 - Benzyl Chloride

Chemical Name:  Benzyl chloride

Chemical Formula:  C7H7Cl

CAS Number:  100-44-7

EC Number (EINECS):  202-853-6

Synonyms:  Benzene, (chloromethyl)-;Toluene, «alpha»-chloro-;«alpha»-Chlorotoluene;«omega»-Chlorotoluene;(Chloromethyl)benzene;Chlorophenylmethane;C6H5CH2Cl;a-Chlorotoluene;«alpha»-Chlortoluol;Benzile(cloruro di);Benzylchlorid;Benzyle(chlorure de);Chlorure de benzyle;NCI-C06360;Benzile;Benzyle;Rcra waste number P028;UN 1738;Phenylmethyl chloride

Appearance:  colourless liquid with a pungent odour

Melting Point:  -45 C

Boiling Point:  179 C

Vapor Density:  4.36 (air=1)

Vapor Pressure:  1 mm Hg at 20 C

Flash Point:  67 C (closed cup)

Explosion Limits:  1.1% (lower), 7.1% (

Stability:  Unstable - inhibitors such as propylene oxide or trimethylamine are usually added to prevent polymerization. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, water, acids, most common metals, dimethyl sulfoxide. Above flash point vapour-air mixtures are explosive within the limits noted above. Contact with water produces toxic fumes.

Molecular Weight:  126.5832

Alternate Names:  Benzyl Chloride | (Chloromethyl)benzene | BZLC

Department:  Organics

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Related Analytes (Benzyl chloride):
Anisoyl chloride    4-nitrobenzyl bromide    p-nitrobenzyl chloride    Platinum(II) chloride    Sulfur dichloride    Selenium dichloride    Stannous chloride dihydrate    Strontium chloride hexahydrate    Chromic chloride    Ferric chloride hexahydrate   


The chemical "Benzyl chloride" is listed on California's Proposition 65 list: 100-44-7   


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