Thionyl Chloride Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Thionyl Chloride Properties

Thionyl Chloride

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Cyanuric Acid-Molecule 3D Structure
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Thionyl chloride is an inorganic compound.It is a reactive chemical reagent used in chlorination reactions.Thionyl chloride is mainly used in the industrial production of organochlorine compounds,which are often intermediates in pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Clear to Yellow Liquid
Boiling Point 74.6 °C
CAS Number 7719-09-7
Density 1.63 g/cm3
Dipole Moment 1.4 D
EINECS Number 231-748-8
HS Code 28121095
IUPAC Name Sulfurooyl Dichloride
InChI 1S/Cl2OS/c1-4(2)3
Melting Point −104.5 °C
Molar Mass 118.9 g/mol
Molecular Formula SOCl2
Molecular Shape Pyramidal
NFPA 704 H-4,F-0,R-2,C-W
RTECS Number XM5150000
Refractive 1.51 n20/D
Related Compounds Sulfuryl chloride;Selenium oxydichloride
Synonyms Thionyl Dichloride;Sulfurous Oxychloride;Sulfurous Dichloride;Sulfinyl Chloride;Sulfinyl Dichloride;Dichlorosulfoxide;Sulfur Oxide Dichloride;Sulfur Monoxide Dichloride;Sulfuryl(IV) Chloride
Viscosity 0.6 cPs