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H54688 Methyl 4-chlorocarbonylbenzoate, 98+%

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

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
H54688-03 1g 48.40
H54688-06 5g 180.00
H54688-14 25g 750.00
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Methyl 4-chlorocarbonylbenzoate, 98+%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
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: H302-H314-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/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. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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Harmonized Tariff Code


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