Chemical

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Methyl chloroformate

Cas Number

79-22-1

Other Names

Methyl chloroformate,

Chlorocarbonic methyl ester,

Methyl chlorocarbonate

The formula

C2H3CI0

Introduction

Methyl chloroformate is the methyl ester of chloroformic acid and is an oily liquid with a color that is anywhere from yellow to colorless. It is also known for its pungent odor.

Physical and Chemical Properties
Appearance Clear liquid
Odor Pungent odor.
Boiling Point 70 -72 °C
Flash point 22.78 °C
Melting Point -81 °C
Vapor Pressure 13.7
Vapor Density 3.3
Solubility Poor solubility in water
Purity 98 %
Applications

Generally used as organic synthesis & insecticides.