Chloral Ammonia

Title: Chloral Ammonia
CAS Registry Number: 507-47-1
CAS Name: 1-Amino-2,2,2-trichloroethanol
Molecular Formula: C2H4Cl3NO
Molecular Weight: 164.42
Percent Composition: C 14.61%, H 2.45%, Cl 64.69%, N 8.52%, O 9.73%
Line Formula: Cl3CCH(OH)NH2
Literature References: Prepd from chloral and NH3: Schiff, Ber. 10, 165 (1877); Aschan, ibid. 48, 874 (1915). Believed to be a bimolecular compd, Cl3CCH(OH)NHCH(NH2)CCl3.H2O or C4H8Cl6N2O2.
Properties: Crystals, mp 62-64° (Schiff); also reported as mp 72-74° (Aschan). Dissolves slowly in cold water with evolution of NH3. Sol in ether, benzene.
Melting point: mp 62-64° (Schiff); mp 72-74° (Aschan)
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.
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