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7377-26-6 - Methyl 4-chlorocarbonylbenzoate, 98+% - 4-Chlorocarbonylbenzoic acid methyl ester - Methyl 4-(chloroformyl)benzoate - H54688 - Alfa Aesar

H54688 Methyl 4-chlorocarbonylbenzoate, 98+%

CAS Number
4-Chlorocarbonylbenzoic acid methyl ester
Methyl 4-(chloroformyl)benzoate

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 43.11
5g 180.56
25g 638.40
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Methyl 4-chlorocarbonylbenzoate, 98+%


Chemical Properties

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Melting point
Moisture Sensitive
Hydrolyzes in water.


4-(Chlorocarbonyl)benzoic Acid Methyl Ester, is a building block, that can be used for the synthesis of various pharmaceutical compounds. It can be used for the preparation of benzophenone residues and also for the synthesis of novel novel bulky hydrophobic retinoids.


Store at room temperature. Keep away from oxidizing agents and acids. Hygroscopic.

Literature References

Qiang Tan.; Elizabeth T Birzin.; Wanda Chan.; Yi Tien Yang.; Lee-Yuh Pai.; Edward C Hayes.; Carolyn A DaSilva.; Frank DiNinno.; Susan P Rohrer.; James M Schaeffer.; Milton L Hammond. Estrogen receptor ligands. Part 5: The SAR of dihydrobenzoxathiins containing modified basic side chains Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2004, 14 (14),3747-3751.

Ramzi F. Sweis.; Julianne A. Hunt.; Florida Kallashi.; Milton L. Hammond.; Ying Chen.; Suzanne S. Eveland.; Qiu Guo.; Sheryl A. Hylandb.; Denise P. Milot.; Anne-Marie Cumiskey.; Melanie Latham.; Raymond Rosa.; Larry Peterson.; Carl P. Sparrow.; Samuel D. Wright.; Matt S. Anderson.; Peter J. Sinclair. 2-(4-Carbonylphenyl)benzoxazole inhibitors of CETP: Scaffold design and advancement in HDLc-raising efficacy. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2011, 21 (6),1890-1895.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H314-H318

Toxic if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P280-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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