Benzoyl Chloride

Benzoyl Chloride (C7H5ClO) is a colorless liquid, corrosive to metals and tissue, water- and air-reactive. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Benzoyl Chloride. Please review our fire rated products: Fire-rated, SUPERLoc, FIRELoc

Benzoyl Chloride Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Flash point 16°F.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store Benzoyl Chloride in proper flammable storage containers.
  • Compatible Details: Strong oxidizing agents, water, alcohols, strong bases.
  • Description: Benzoyl chloride, also known as benzenecarbonyl chloride, is an organochlorine compound with the formula C6H5COCl. It is a colourless, fuming liquid with an irritating odour.
  • Classification: CLASS 8
  • Brand Name: n/a

Benzoyl Chloride Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C7H5ClO 1.21 g/cm³ 197.2°C, 387°F Benzoyl chloride 140.57 g/mol n/a -1°C, 30°F

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