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Chloroacetone Properties


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Chloroacetone is used to make dye couplers for colour photography, and is an intermediate in chemical manufacturing.It is also used in the Feist-Benary synthesis of furans.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colorless Liquid
Boiling Point 119 °C
CAS Number 78-95-5
Density 1.15 g/cm3
IUPAC Name Chloropropanone
InChI 1S/C3H5ClO/c1-3(5)2-4/h2H2,1H3
Melting Point -44.5 °C
Molar Mass 92.52 g/mol
Molecular Formula C3H5ClO
RTECS Number UC0700000
Refractive 1.432n20/D
Solubility Soluble
Synonyms Acetonyl Chloride;Chloropropanone;1-Chloro-2-Propanone;Monochloroacetone;1-Chloro-2-Ketopropane;1-Chloro-2-Oxypropane