Benzal Chloride

Title: Benzal Chloride
CAS Registry Number: 98-87-3
CAS Name: (Dichloromethyl)benzene
Additional Names: benzylidene chloride; benzyl dichloride; a,a-dichlorotoluene; benzylene chloride
Molecular Formula: C7H6Cl2
Molecular Weight: 161.03
Percent Composition: C 52.21%, H 3.76%, Cl 44.03%
Line Formula: C6H5CHCl2
Literature References: Obtained by chlorination of toluene. Lab procedure: A. I. Vogel, Practical Organic Chemistry (Longmans, London, 3rd ed., 1959) p 539; Gattermann-Wieland, Praxis des Organischen Chemikers (de Gruyter, Berlin, 40th ed., 1961) p 184.
Properties: Very refractive liquid; fumes in air; vapors irritate the eyes; pungent odor. d 1.26. bp 205°. mp -17°. Insol in water; freely sol in alcohol, ether.
Melting point: mp -17°
Boiling point: bp 205°
Density: d 1.26
Use: Manuf benzaldehyde, cinnamic acid.
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