Chloroacetonitrile (C2H2ClN) is a pungent colorless liquid, lachrymator, flammable, water-reactive, toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Chloroacetonitrile. Please review our fire rated products: Fire-rated, SUPERLoc, FIRELoc, DRUMLoc

Chloroacetonitrile Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Flash point 118°F. Water-reactive.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Requires storage building approved for flammables storage.
  • Compatible Details: Water, oxidizing agents, acids.
  • Description: Lachrymator colorless liquid. Toxic and water-reactive.
  • Classification: CLASS 6.1
  • Brand Name: n/a

Chloroacetonitrile Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C2H2ClN 1.193 g/mL 124-126°C n/a n/a n/a 38°C

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