StructureChloro acetyl chloride (CAC)
Formula
C2H2Cl2O
CAS No. 79-04-9
EC No. 201-171-6
Synonyms Monochloro Acetylchloride; CACl; CLACC; MCAC; Acetyl chloride; Chloroacetic chloride; Chloroacetyl Chloride; Chloroacetic acid chloride; .alpha.-Chloroacetyl chloride

Chloro acetyl chloride (CAC)

Chloroacetyl chloride are produced by the carbonylation of  methylene chloride, oxidation of vinylidene chloride or the addition of  chlorine to ketene.

As a common reagent Chloroacetyl chloride are involved in the production of herbicides like metolachlor, actoclor, alachlor  and butachlor.

Its bifunctionality allows the formation of wide range of esters and amides.

In pharmaceuticals Chloroacetyl Chloride are widely used as intermediates for the manufacturing of Diazepam, Pirenzepine, Diclofenac and other.

Packaging & Shelf Life:

Drums, 250 kg net

Under proper storage conditions, the shelf life is 8 months.

Health & Safety:

Detailed information on the product described can be found in our relevant Health and Safety Information (Material Safety Data Sheet).

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