2-Chloro-5-Trifluoromethylpyridine Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

2-Chloro-5-Trifluoromethylpyridine Properties


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2-Chloro-5-trifluoromethylpyridine and its derivatives are used as solvents and starting material for the synthesis of target compounds such as insecticides, herbicides, medicines, vitamins, food flavorings, feed additives, dyes, rubber chemicals, disinfectants, and adhesives. It is also used as a denaturant for antifreeze mixtures, as a dyeing assistant in textiles and in fungicides.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White to Yellowish Crystalline Solid
Boiling Point 152-153oC
CAS Number 52334-81-3
Density 1.417g/cm3
EINECS Number 257-856-5
IUPAC Name 2-Chloro-5-(Trifluoromethyl)Pyridine
InChI 1S/C6H3ClF3N/c7-5-2-1-4(3-11-5)6(8,9)10/h1-3H
Melting Point 28-31oC
Molar Mass 181.51g/mol
Molecular Formula C6H3ClF3N
RTECS Number US7530000
Solubility Insoluble
Synonyms 2-Chloro-5-(Trifluoromethyl)Pyridine;5-Trifluoromethyl-2-Chloropyridine
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