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Chloroacetyl Chloride is a highly reactive chemical compound with the molecular formula C2H2Cl2O. It is a colorless to yellowish liquid with a pungent odor. Chloroacetyl Chloride is primarily used as a versatile intermediate in various organic synthesis processes, including pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and specialty chemicals.

Chemical Properties:

Chemical formula: ClCH2COCl H

Molecular weight: 112.94

CAS.No: 79-04-9

Boiling Point:  105-108 °C

Density : 1.418 g/mL at 25 °C

Product Specifications:


A clear colorless to pale yellow liquid with pungent order


Miscible with alcohol , chloroform and most organic solvents , alkali solutions

Density at 20°C

Between 1.410 to 1.425 g/Ml

Boiling range

104° to 106°C

Sulphur content

Not more than 0.20%w/w

Purity by GC

Not less than 98.0%


Safety Information:

Proper handling and precautions are essential when working with Chloroacetyl Chloride. Here are some key safety considerations:

  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), including gloves, goggles, and a lab coat, to avoid direct contact with the skin, eyes, and clothing.
  • Work in a well-ventilated area or use local exhaust ventilation to prevent inhalation of vapors or mists.
  • Store Chloroacetyl Chloride in a cool, dry place away from heat sources, open flames, and incompatible substances.
  • Handle with care to avoid spills or leaks. In case of a spill, promptly clean it up using appropriate procedures and equipment.

Refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) provided by S R Drugs for detailed safety information, including first aid measures, firefighting procedures, and disposal considerations.

Application Areas:

Pharmaceuticals:Chloroacetyl Chloride is widely used as an intermediate in the synthesis of pharmaceutical compounds and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). It serves as a key building block in the production of various drugs and pharmaceutical derivatives.

Agrochemicals:Chloroacetyl Chloride is employed in the production of agrochemicals, including herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides. It plays a vital role in crop protection and pest control.

Specialty Chemicals:Chloroacetyl Chloride finds applications in the production of specialty chemicals, such as dyes, pigments, and polymers. It serves as a versatile reagent for organic synthesis reactions, enabling the creation of a wide range of chemical compounds.

Chemical Synthesis: Chloroacetyl Chloride is utilized as a reactive compound in numerous organic synthesis processes. It participates in acylation reactions, leading to the formation of carboxylic

Why Choose S R Drugs?

High Purity: Our Chloroacetyl Chloride is of the highest purity, ensuring reliability and consistency in your applications.

Stringent Quality Control: We maintain strict quality control measures to ensure that our product meets or exceeds industry standards.

Technical Expertise: Our experienced team provides technical support and guidance to meet your specific requirements.

Reliable Supply: With a robust supply chain and efficient logistics, we ensure prompt and reliable delivery of Chloroacetyl Chloride to your location.

Experience the superior quality and performance of S R Drugs' Chloroacetyl Chloride. Contact us today to discuss your specific requirements and explore how our products can benefit your industry.

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Address : #3 ‐ 58, S.R.Chambers, Ramachandrapuram,
Hyderabad ‐ 502 032, Telangana, INDIA.

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