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LC4552 Phenyl chloroformate
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC31552 Glass bottle 250 ml 23.63


Product information
Synonyms Chloroformic acid phenyl ester, Phenyl chlorocarbonate
Hill Formula C7H5ClO2
Chemical formula ClCOOC6H5
HS Code 2915 90 00
EC number 217-547-8
Molar mass 156.57 g/mol
CAS number 1885-14-9


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 540 °C
Solubility (20 °C) decomposes,Hydrolysis
Melting point -28 °C
Molar mass 156.57 g/mol
Density 1.24 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 188 – 189 °C (1013 hPa)
Vapor pressure 0.9 hPa (20 °C)
Flash point 80 °C
Refractive index 1.511 (20 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H317: May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H318: Causes serious eye damage.
H330: Fatal if inhaled.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) P280: Wear protective gloves/eye protection/face protection.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P304 + P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
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 6.1A Combustible substances, toxic
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 9
Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled “Highly toxic” or “Toxic”: container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).


Safety information
R Phrase R 22-26-37/38-41-43
Harmful if swallowed.Very toxic by inhalation.Irritating to respiratory system and skin.Risk of serious damage to eyes.May cause sensitization by skin contact.
S Phrase S 26-28-36/37/39-45
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 water.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 very toxic, irritant, sensitizing
Hazard Symbol Very toxic


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 2746 PHENYL CHLOROFORMATE, 6.1 (8), II, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 2746 PHENYL CHLOROFORMATE, 6.1 (8), II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 1730 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rabbit 4880 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 98 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 1.240 – 1.245
Identity (IR) passes test