Benzenesulfonyl Chloride

Title: Benzenesulfonyl Chloride
CAS Registry Number: 98-09-9
Additional Names: Benzene sulfonechloride; benzenesulfonic (acid) chloride
Molecular Formula: C6H5ClO2S
Molecular Weight: 176.62
Percent Composition: C 40.80%, H 2.85%, Cl 20.07%, O 18.12%, S 18.15%
Literature References: Prepd from benzene and chlorosulfonic acid or from the sodium salt of benzenesulfonic acid and PCl5 or POCl3: R. Adams, C. S. Marvel, Org. Synth. coll. vol. I, (2nd ed., 1964) p 84; H. T. Clarke et al., ibid. p 85.
Properties: Colorless, oily liquid. d1515 1.3842. Solidifies 0°, mp 14.5°. bp760 251-252° (decompn); bp100 177°; bp10 120°. Insol in and stable toward cold water; sol in ether, alc.
Melting point: mp 14.5°
Boiling point: bp760 251-252° (decompn); bp100 177°; bp10 120°
Density: d1515 1.3842
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