Methyl oxalyl chloride, 97%
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Pricing and Availability
||C3H3ClO3 || ||Density:
||122.51 || ||Refractive Index:
||Moisture Sensitive |
A useful synthesis of isocyanates has been described involving oxidation of monoamides of oxalic acid (prepared from methyl oxalyl chloride and a primary amine) with peroxydisulfate catalyzed by Ag and Cu salts: J. Org. Chem., 60, 5430 (1995):
For other examples of reactions of monoesters of oxalyl chloride, see Ethyl oxalyl chloride, A14653.
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GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements
Hazard Statements : H301-H314-H318-H226
Toxic if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Flammable liquid and vapour.
Precautionary Statements : P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501A
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. 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.
Risk & Safety
|Flammable. Reacts violently with water. Harmful if swallowed. Causes burns.
|In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection. In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).