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CAS No 107-07-3 , 2-chloroethanol

  • Name: 2-chloroethanol
  • Synonyms: Glycol chlorohydrin; 2-chloro-;2-chloroethanol; Ethanol; 2-Chloroethyl alcohol; Chloroethanol; Ethylene chlorohydrin; 2-Monochloroethanol;
  • CAS Registry Number:
  • Transport: UN 1135
  • Melting Point: -63 ºC
  • Flash Point: 55 ºC
  • Boiling Point: 129 ºC
  • Density: 1.201
  • Refractive index: 1.4405-1.4425
  • Water Solubility: MISCIBLE
  • Safety Statements: R26/27/28
  • Hazard Symbols: T+: Very toxic;
  • HS Code: 29333999
  • Flash Point: 55 ºC
  • EINECS: 203-459-7
  • Molecular Weight: 80.5135
  • InChI: InChI=1S/C2H5ClO/c3-1-2-4/h4H,1-2H2
  • Risk Statements: S28A;S45;S7/9
  • Molecular Formula: C2H5ClO
  • Molecular Structure:CAS No:107-07-3 2-chloroethanol
References of 2-chloroethanol
Title: Ethylene Chlorohydrin
CAS Registry Number: 107-07-3
CAS Name: 2-Chloroethanol
Synonyms: 2-chloroethyl alcohol; glycol chlorohydrin
Molecular Formula: C2H5ClO
Molecular Weight: 80.51
Percent Composition: C 29.84%, H 6.26%, Cl 44.04%, O 19.87%
Line Formula: ClCH2CH2OH
Literature References: Made from ethylene by action of a hypochlorite. Toxicity data: H. F. Smyth et al., J. Ind. Hyg. Toxicol. 23, 259 (1941). Review: G. H. Riesser in Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology vol. 5 (Wiley-Interscience, New York, 3rd ed., 1979) pp 848-864.
Properties: Colorless liq. Poisonous! d420 1.197. bp 128-130°. mp -67°. nD20 1.4419. Flash pt, open cup: 105°F (40°C). Miscible with water, alcohol. LD50 orally in rats: 0.095 g/kg (Smyth).
Melting point: mp -67°
Boiling point: bp 128-130°
Flash point: Flash pt, open cup: 105°F (40°C)
Index of refraction: nD20 1.4419
Density: d420 1.197
Toxicity data: LD50 orally in rats: 0.095 g/kg (Smyth)
CAUTION: Potential symptoms of overexposure are irritation of mucous membranes; nausea, vomiting; vertigo, incoordination; numbness; visual disturbance; headache; thirst; delirium; low blood pressure; collapse, shock and coma; liver and kidney damage. See NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (DHHS/NIOSH 97-140, 1997) p 134. See also Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology vol. 2C, G. D. Clayton, F. E. Clayton, Eds. (Wiley-Interscience, New York, 4th ed., 1982) pp 4675-4684.
Use: Solvent; manuf insecticides; treating sweet potatoes before planting.