Chemical Fact Sheet

Chemical Abstract Number (CAS #) 513882
CASRN 513-88-2
SynonymsBISCHLOROMETHYL-KETONE, 2-Propanone,1,3-dichloro; alpha,alpha,-Dichloroacetone; alpha,gamma-Dichloroacetone
Molecular FormulaC3H4C12O

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UseVesicant [R1] *Synthesis of citric acid based on the reaction of glycerol derived 1,3-dichloroacetone with cyanide. [R4]
Apparent ColorN/A
Boiling Point 173.4 Deg C
Melting Point 45 Deg C
Molecular Weight 126.97
Misc 10% in water; *> 10% in ethanol; *> 10% in ether Index of refraction: 1.4716 at 40 deg C; *IR: 5753 (Coblentz Society Spectral Collection); NMR: 17198 (Sadtler Research Laboratories Spectral Collection); *MASS: 526 (Atlas of Mass Spectral Data, John Wiley & Sons, New York) UV: 1-10 (Organic Electronic Spectral Data, Phillips et al, John Wiley & Sons, New York) /1,1-Dichloroacetone/ MASS: 526 (Atlas of Mass Spectral Data, John Wiley & Sons, New York) /1,1-Dichloroacetone/ Lacrimator ... [R1] 1,3-Dichloro-2-propanone is strongly mutagenic without activation. [R9] Readily absorbed through the intact skin of rats and humans. [R9] skin ... [R9]

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