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LC4537 Phenylacetyl chloride
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC31537 Glass bottle 100 ml 20.03


Product information
Synonyms Phenylacetic acid chloride
Hill Formula C8H7ClO
Chemical formula C6H5CH2COCl
HS Code 2916 39 00
EC number 203-146-5
Molar mass 154.59 g/mol
CAS number 103-80-0


Chemical and physical data
Solubility (20 °C) (decomposition)
Molar mass 154.59 g/mol
Density 1.17 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 225 °C (1013 hPa)
Vapor pressure 0.39 hPa (20 °C)
Flash point 98 °C
Refractive index 1.5325 (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.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
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 8 A Combustible substances, corrosive
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 34-37
Causes burns.Irritating to respiratory system.
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 2577 PHENYLACETYL CHLORIDE, 8, II, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 2577 PHENYLACETYL CHLORIDE, 8, II


Assay (morpholine method) ≥ 98 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 1.167 – 1.170
Identity (IR) passes test