2-Methylbenzyl chloride

Purity : >98.0%(GC)

CAS No.: 552-45-4
EC No.: 209-013-8
EC Name: 1-(chloromethyl)-2-methylbenzene
ECHA Name: α-chloro-o-xylene

Synonyms:
2-Methylbenzyl chloride
552-45-4
1-(Chloromethyl)-2-methylbenzene
ALPHA-CHLORO-O-XYLENE
o-Xylyl chloride

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SKU: 2-Methylbenzyl chloride ; 552-45-4 ; 1-(chloromethyl)-2-methylbenzene ; 209-013-8 ; α-chloro-o-xylene ; 100.008.195 Category:
Purity / Analysis Method >98.0%(GC)
Molecular Formula / Molecular Weight C8H9Cl = 140.61
Physical State (20 deg.C) Liquid
Store Under Inert Gas Store under inert gas
Condition to Avoid Moisture Sensitive
CAS RN 552-45-4
PubChem Substance ID 87565923
Merck Index (14) 10091
MDL Number MFCD00000899

Specification & Properties

Specifications:
Appearance Colorless to Almost colorless clear liquid
Purity(GC) min. 98.0 %
Properties:
Boiling Point 198 deg.C
Flash point 97 deg.C
Specific Gravity (20/20) 1.09
Refractive Index 1.54
Solubility (soluble in) Ether

Safety & Regulations

Safety Information:
Chemical Safety Chemical SafetyChemical Safety
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H314 : Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H290 : May be corrosive to metals.
Precautionary Statements P501 : Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
P234 : Keep only in original container.
P264 : Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P280 : Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P390 : Absorb spillage to prevent material damage.
P303 + P361 + P353 : IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
P301 + P330 + P331 : IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P363 : Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
P304 + P340 + P310 : IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
P305 + P351 + P338 + P310 : IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
P406 : Store in corrosive resistant container with a resistant inner liner.
P405 : Store locked up.
Related Laws:
Transport Information:
UN Number UN3265
Class 8
Packing Group III
Hazard Classification:

Danger!
According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance
causes severe skin burns and eye damage,
is harmful if swallowed,
causes serious eye damage and
may be corrosive to metals.

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