Acetyl chloride

Acetyl chloride (CH3COCl) is a colorless fuming liquid, highly flammable, water-reactive, air-reactive, corrosive. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Acetyl chloride. Please review our fire rated products: SUPERLoc, FIRELoc, Fire-rated

Acetyl chloride Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Flash point 4°F
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in a flammables storage facility.
  • Compatible Details:
  • Description: Acetyl chloride, CH3COCl, also known as ethanoyl chloride or acyl chloride, is an acid chloride derived from acetic acid. It belongs to the class of organic compounds called acyl halides. It is a colorless liquid.
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Acetyl chloride Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
CH3COCl 1.10 g/cm³ 52°C (126°F) Acetyl chloride 78.49 g/mol Diethyl ether -112°C, 161 K, -170°F

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