Alfa Aesar Pyridinium chlorochromate, 98%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A1175214
Pyridinium chlorochromate is used as an oxidizing agent to convert primary and secondary alcohols to aldehydes and ketones respectively. It is involved in the preparation of cyclohexanone, (-)-pulegone and lactones. It plays an important role in the selective mono-oxidation of xylenes to tolualdehydes and arylhydroxyamines to nitroso compounds. Furthermore, it is utilized as an oxidant for amino acids, L-cystine, aniline, cycloalkanols, vicinal and non-vicinal diols as well as in the Babler oxidation reaction.
Soluble in acetone, benzene, dichloromethane, acetonitrile and tetrahydrofuran.
Incompatible with alcohols, acetone and methanol.
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
May cause cancer.
May intensify fire
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
GHS P Statement
Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials.
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 5.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: OXIDIZING SOLID, N.O.S.
TSCA : TSCA