alpha,alpha,beta-Trichloro-n-butyraldehyde

Title: a,a,b-Trichloro-n-butyraldehyde
CAS Registry Number: 76-36-8
CAS Name: 2,2,3-Trichlorobutanal
Additional Names: butylchloral; anhydr butylchloral; butyrchloral; crotonchloral
Molecular Formula: C4H5Cl3O
Molecular Weight: 175.44
Percent Composition: C 27.38%, H 2.87%, Cl 60.62%, O 9.12%
Line Formula: CH3CHClCCl2CHO
Literature References: Prepd by the action of chlorine on acetaldehyde: Krämer, Pinner, Ber. 3, 883 (1870); Pinner, Ann. 179, 24 (1875); on paraldehyde: idem; on crotonaldehyde after saturation with gaseous HCl: High, US 2280290 (1942); Brown, Plump, US 2351000 (1944). From crotonaldehyde and chlorine: Ropp et al., Org. Synth. coll. vol. IV, 130 (1963).
Properties: Oily liquid. Pungent, disagreeable odor; d420 1.3956; bp760 164.5-165.5°; bp25 57-60°. nD20 1.47554. Freely sol in water forming butylchloral hydrate; sol in alcohol forming an alcoholate; sol in ether. Polymerizes.
Boiling point: bp760 164.5-165.5°; bp25 57-60°
Index of refraction: nD20 1.47554
Density: d420 1.3956
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