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LC2021 Decanoyl chloride
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC29021 Glass bottle 100 ml 17.28


Product information
Synonyms Capric chloride, Decanoic acid chloride, Capric acid chloride
Hill Formula C10H19ClO
Chemical formula CH3(CH2)8COCl
HS Code 2915 90 00
EC number 203-938-0
Molar mass 190.72 g/mol
CAS number 112-13-0


Chemical and physical data
Solubility (20 °C) (decomposition)
Molar mass 190.72 g/mol
Density 0.93 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 232 °C (1013 mbar)
Vapor pressure 7.7 hPa (20 °C)
Flash point 140 °C
Refractive index 1.441 (20 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H290: May be corrosive to metals.
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s) P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
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)
Storage class 8 A Combustible substances, corrosive
WGK WGK 3 highly 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 34
Causes burns.
S Phrase S 26-36/37/39-45
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.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 corrosive
Hazard Symbol Corrosive


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 3265 CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.(DECANOYL CHLORIDE), 8, II, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)


Assay (morpholine method) ≥ 97 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.932 – 0.935
Identity (IR) passes test



Safety information according to GHS