Oxalyl chloride - CAS # 79-37-8

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CAS 79-37-8 -

Chemical Name:  Oxalyl chloride

Chemical Formula:  C2Cl2O2

CAS Number:  79-37-8

EC Number (EINECS):  201-200-2

Synonyms:  Ethanedioyl dichloride;Ethanedioyl chloride;Oxalic acid dichloride;Oxalic dichloride;Oxaloyl chloride;Oxalyl dichloride;(COCl)2

Appearance:  colourless liquid with a pungent odour

Melting Point:  - 9 C

Boiling Point:  63 - 64 C

Vapor Density:  4.4 (air = 1)

Vapor Pressure:  890 hPa at 50 C

Flash Point:  none

Water Solubility:  decomposes

Stability:  Stable. Incompatible with bases, alcohols, steel, oxidizing agents, alkali metals. Moisture sensitive. Reacts violently with water, liberating toxic gas.

Molecular Weight:  126.9256

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