Chloral Alcoholate

Title: Chloral Alcoholate
CAS Registry Number: 515-83-3
CAS Name: 2,2,2-Trichloro-1-ethoxyethanol
Additional Names: chloral ethylalcoholate; trichloroacetaldehyde monoethylacetal
Molecular Formula: C4H7Cl3O2
Molecular Weight: 193.46
Percent Composition: C 24.83%, H 3.65%, Cl 54.98%, O 16.54%
Literature References: Prepd by refluxing trichloroacetaldehyde or chloral hydrate with alcohol: Personne, Compt. Rend. 69, 1363 (1869); Magnani, McElvain, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 60, 2212 (1938); Post, J. Org. Chem. 6, 830 (1941).
Properties: Crystals, d 1.143. mp 47.5°. bp760 116°. Less sol in water than chloral hydrate. Sol in organic solvents. With concd H2SO4 it forms trichloroacetaldehyde and ethyl sulfate.
Melting point: mp 47.5°
Boiling point: bp760 116°
Density: d 1.143
Chloral Ammonia Chloral Betaine Chloral Formamide Chloramben Chlorambucil