Methyl 2-chloropropionate

Methyl 2-chloropropionate, also known as alpha-chloropropionic acid methyl ester, is a product of methyl propionate with an α-H replaced by chlorine.

It is a colorless clear liquid with an ether-like odor and belongs to the Class 3.3 highly flammable liquids with high flash points. It is commonly used in industry due to the activity of its α-chlorine and carbonyl group for the synthesis of pharmaceuticals, pesticides, and fragrances.

Detailed information:

  • Common name: Methyl 2-chloropropionate
  • CAS No.: 17639-93-9
  • Molecular formula: C4H7ClO2
  • Molecular weight: 122.55
  • State: Liquid
  • Packing: 220 kg/plastic drum
  • Application: Intermediates of pesticides, pharmaceuticals, and flavours.
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