4-Nitrobenzyl chloride, 99%

CAS Number 100-14-1 Synonyms
  • alpha-Chloro-4-nitrotoluene

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4-Nitrobenzyl chloride, 99%

MDL: MFCD00007374
EINECS: 202-822-7

Chemical Properties

Formula: C7H6ClNO2  Melting point: 70-74°
Formula weight: 171.58  

Literature References

Reagent for carboxyl protection in peptide synthesis. Derivatives are stable to HBr, but cleaved by hydrogenolysis: J. Am. Chem. Soc., 81, 5691 (1959); J. Chem. Soc., 4922 (1965). See also 4-Nitrobenzyl­ alcohol, A15742, 4-Nitrobenzyl­ bromide, A15236, and Appendix 6.

Has also been used for protection of the thiol group: J. Org. Chem., 37, 3550 (1972); J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 12 (1974).

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements : H301-H332-H314-H318-H341

Toxic if swallowed. Harmful if inhaled. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Suspected of causing genetic defects.

Precautionary Statements : P260-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501A

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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Other References

Beilstein: 387187
UN#: UN3261
Hazard Class: 8
Packing Group: II
Harmonized Tariff Code: 2904.90
RTECS: XS9093000
4-Nitrobenzyl chloride, 99% - CAS 100-14-1 - Formula C7H6ClNO2


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