Alfa Aesar Phenylacetyl chloride, 98%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar B249870B
Phenylacetyl chloride is used in the preparation of 1,2-diphenyl-ethanone by reaction with iodobenzene using tetrabutylammonium tetrafluoroborate as a phase transfer catalyst. It is widely used in the chemical industry for manufacturing dyes and pharmaceutical products. It plays an important role in the preparation of penicillin. Further, it is used to prepare esters for flavorings.
Miscible with alcohol and ether.
Moisture sensitive. Store in a cool place.Incompatible with amines, most common metals, strong bases and strong oxidizing agents.
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
GHS P Statement
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: PHENYLACETYL CHLORIDE
TSCA : TSCA