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(S)-(+)-Epichlorohydrin

98%

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Synonym(s):
(S)-(+)-2-(Chloromethyl)oxirane
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C3H5ClO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
92.52
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1420784
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

vapor density

3.2 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

12.5 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

98%

optical activity

[α]20/D +35°, c = 1 in methanol

optical purity

ee: 97% (GLC)

autoignition temp.

1421 °F

expl. lim.

21 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.438 (lit.)

bp

92-93 °C/360 mmHg (lit.)

density

1.183 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

ClC[C@@H]1CO1

InChI

1S/C3H5ClO/c4-1-3-2-5-3/h3H,1-2H2/t3-/m1/s1

InChI key

BRLQWZUYTZBJKN-GSVOUGTGSA-N

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Application

Chiral building block in the enantioselective syntheses of hydroxyisoxazolidines and (+)-cis-sylvaticin, a potential antitumor agent.
Used in the total synthesis of Macquarimicins and in the total synthesis of the macrolide RK-397.
Used to synthesize inhibitors of fatty acid oxidation as potential metabolic modulators.

Legal Information

Manufactured under license by Sterling Pharma Solutions Limited, using Jacobsen HKR technology.

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Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Carc. 1B - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Corr. 1B - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class

3 - Flammable liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

89.6 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

32 °C - closed cup

ppe

Faceshields, Gloves, Goggles, type ABEK (EN14387) respirator filter


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