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LC1995 Ethyl chloroformate

for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC28995 Glass bottle 100 ml 13.5
AC28995 Glass bottle 250 ml 18
AC28995 Glass bottle 1 l 40.5


Product information
Synonyms Ethyl chlorocarbonate, Ethoxycarbonyl chloride
Hill Formula C3H5ClO2
Chemical formula ClCOOC2H5
HS Code 2915 90 00
EC number 208-778-5
Molar mass 108.52 g/mol
EC index number 607-020-00-4
CAS number 541-41-3


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 450 °C
Solubility (20 °C) (decomposition)
Melting point -81 °C
Molar mass 108.52 g/mol
Density 1.14 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH value (H2O, 20 °C) acidic
Boiling point 95 °C (1013 hPa)
Vapor pressure 54 hPa (20 °C)
Explosion limit 3.7 – 12.6 %(V)
Flash point 16 °C
Refractive index 1.3941 (20 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H290: May be corrosive to metals.
H330: Fatal if inhaled.
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s) P210: Keep away from heat.
P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P304 + P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)

RTECS LQ6125000
Storage class 3 Flammable Liquids
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 11
Organic acid halides, anhydrides and isocyanates can be added dropwise to an excess of methanol (Cat. No. 822283) to convert them into the corresponding methyl esters or methyl carbamates. If necessary, neutralize with sodium hydroxide solution (Cat. No. 105587). Fill into container A.


Safety information
R Phrase R 11-22-26-34
Highly flammable.Harmful if swallowed.Very toxic by inhalation.Causes burns.
S Phrase S 9-16-26-28-33-36/37/39-45
Keep container in a well-ventilated place.Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking.In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of soap and water.Take precautionary measures against static discharges.Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
Categories of danger highly flammable, very toxic, corrosive
Hazard Symbol




Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1182 ETHYL CHLOROFORMATE, 6.1 (3, 8), I, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1182 ETHYL CHLOROFORMATE, 6.1 (3, 8),


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 204 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rabbit 7120 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 98 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 1.138 – 1.140
Identity (IR) passes test


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