2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyl chloride cas 938-18-1

2,4,6-Trimethylbenzoyl chloride quick Details

Chemical Name: 2,4,6-Trimethylbenzoyl chloride

CAS No.:938-18-1

Molecular Fomula: C10H11ClO

Molecular weight: 182.65

Appearance:Colorless to pale yellow liquid

Assay: 99%


2,4,6-Trimethylbenzoyl chloridetypical Properties

Name Mesitoyl chloride/2,4,6-Trimethylbenzoyl chloride
CAS NO. 938-18-1
Appearance Colorless to pale yellow liquid
Purity 99% Min
B.P. 143-146 ºC (60 mmHg)
Refractive index 1.528-1.53

2,4,6-Trimethylbenzoyl chlorideUsage

Organic synthesis intermediates as additives to plastics and inks.

  1. Chemical Synthesis: 2,4,6-Trimethylbenzoyl Chloride, with CAS number 938-18-1, is widely used in chemical synthesis, specifically as a benzoylating agent. It is employed in reactions that involve the introduction of benzoyl groups into organic compounds.
  2. Polymer Industry: This compound finds application in the polymer industry, where it is used as a reagent in the synthesis of polymers and copolymers. It contributes to the modification of polymer properties through the incorporation of benzoyl functionalities.
  3. Pharmaceuticals: 2,4,6-Trimethylbenzoyl Chloride is utilized in the pharmaceutical industry for the synthesis of various pharmaceutical intermediates and active ingredients. It serves as a key building block in the production of certain drugs.
  4. Agrochemicals: In the field of agrochemicals, this compound is employed for the synthesis of specific agrochemical products. It plays a role in the development of agrochemical formulations and active ingredients.

2,4,6-Trimethylbenzoyl chloridePackaging and Shipping

Packing: 25Kg/drum

Delivery:delivery within 3-5working days

2,4,6-Trimethylbenzoyl chlorideStorage

Avoiding light and drying.

First-aid measures

4.1Description of necessary first-aid measures

General advice

Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

If inhaled

If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact

Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact

Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.

If swallowed

Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

4.2Most important symptoms/effects, acute and delayed

no data available

4.3Indication of immediate medical attention and special treatment needed, if necessary

no data available

5.Fire-fighting measures

5.1Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media

Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

5.2Specific hazards arising from the chemical

no data available

5.3Special protective actions for fire-fighters

Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.

6.Accidental release measures

6.1Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust. For personal protection see section 8.

6.2Environmental precautions

Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

6.3Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Pick up and arrange disposal. Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

7.Handling and storage

7.1Precautions for safe handling

Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols. Avoid exposure – obtain special instructions before use.Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed. For precautions see section 2.2.

7.2Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

8.Exposure controls/personal protection

8.1Control parameters

Occupational Exposure limit values

no data available

Biological limit values

no data available

8.2Appropriate engineering controls

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

8.3Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment (PPE)

Eye/face protection

Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166. Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).

Skin protection

Wear impervious clothing. The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace. Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique(without touching glove’s outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands. The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 derived from it.

Respiratory protection

Wear dust mask when handling large quantities.

Thermal hazards

no data available

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