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Benzyl chloroformate

Product NameBenzyl chloroformate





MOL File501-53-1.mol

Chemical Properties

Melting point -20 °C
Boiling point 103 °C20 mm Hg(lit.)
Density  1.212 g/mL at 20 °C
vapor density  1 (vs air)
vapor pressure  1.39 psi ( 20 °C)
refractive index  n20/D 1.519(lit.)
Flash point 197 °F
storage temp.  Store at +2°C to +8°C.
solubility  Miscible with ether, acetone and benzene.
form  Solution
color  Clear slightly yellow to slightly pink
Odor Irritating; sharp, penetrating.
Water Solubility  decomposes
Sensitive  Moisture Sensitive
Merck  14,1801
Stability Stable. Incompatible with water, oxidizing agents. Combustible.
CAS DataBase Reference 501-53-1(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Benzyl chloroformate(501-53-1)
EPA Substance Registry System Carbonochloridic acid, phenylmethyl ester (501-53-1)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  T,C,N,F
Risk Statements  45-20-34-48/22-50/53-67-65-63-48/20-11-43-37-23
Safety Statements  53-26-36/37/39-45-60-61-62-46-36/37
RIDADR  UN 2924 3/PG 2
WGK Germany  3
RTECS  LQ5860000
Autoignition Temperature 590 °C
HS Code  2915 90 70
HazardClass  8
PackingGroup  I
Hazardous Substances Data 501-53-1(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 orally in Rabbit: 3000 mg/kg


Usage And Synthesis

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