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95-49-8 - 2-Chlorotoluene, 98% - ortho-Chlorotoluene - 2-Chloromethylbenzene - B23596 - Alfa Aesar

B23596 2-Chlorotoluene, 98%

CAS Number
95-49-8
Synonyms
ortho-Chlorotoluene
2-Chloromethylbenzene

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 17.60
250g 24.20
1000g 59.70
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2-Chlorotoluene, 98%

MDL
MFCD00000562
EINECS
202-424-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C7H7Cl
Formula Weight
126.59
Melting point
-36°
Boiling Point
157-159°
Flash Point
47°(116°F)
Density
1.082
Refractive Index
1.5250
Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

Applications

2-Chlorotoluene is used for permanganate oxidation to give o-chlorobenzoic acid. It is used in the preparation of 3-chloro-4-methylcatechol and 4-chloro-3-methylcatechol.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible materials are oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Daniel Dobslaw; Karl-Heinrich Engesser. Degradation of 2-chlorotoluene by Rhodococcus sp. OCT 10. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 2012, 93, 2205-2214.

Katrin Pollmann; Victor Wray and Dietmar H. Pieper. Chloromethylmuconolactones as Critical Metabolites in the Degradation of Chloromethylcatechols: Recalcitrance of 2-Chlorotoluene. Journal of Bacteriology. 2005, 187, (7), 2332-2340.

For permanganate oxidation to give o-chlorobenzoic acid, see: Org. Synth. Coll., 2, 135 (1943).

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H332

Flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P280a-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,2171
Beilstein
1904175
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2903.99
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
XS9000000

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