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Oxalyl chloride Structure

Oxalyl chloride

Chemical Properties

Melting point -10--8 °C (lit.)
Boiling point 62-65 °C (lit.)
Density  1.5 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)
vapor density  4.4 (vs air)
vapor pressure  150 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
refractive index  n20/D 1.429(lit.)
Flash point 176-178°C
storage temp.  Store Cold
solubility  Chloroform (Soluble), Ethyl Acetate
form  Liquid
color  APHA: 0-150
Odor penetrating odor
Water Solubility  reacts
Decomposition  176-178 ºC
Sensitive  Moisture Sensitive
Merck  14,6914
BRN  1361988
Dielectric constant 3.5(21℃)
Exposure limits ACGIH: TWA 50 ppm
OSHA: TWA 25 ppm; STEL 125 ppm
NIOSH: IDLH 2300 ppm
Stability Stable. Incompatible with bases, alcohols, steel, oxidizing agents, alkali metals. Moisture sensitive. Reacts violently with water, liberating toxic gas.
CAS DataBase Reference 79-37-8(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Oxalyl chloride(79-37-8)
EPA Substance Registry System Ethanedioyl dichloride (79-37-8)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  C,T
Risk Statements  14-20-29-34-40-23/24/25-37-35-23
Safety Statements  26-36/37/39-43-45-8-24/25-23-27
RIDADR  UN 2927 6.1/PG 2
WGK Germany  2
RTECS  KI2950000
Hazard Note  Toxic/Corrosive/Store Cold/Lacrymatory
HazardClass  8
PackingGroup  II
HS Code  29171990


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