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Pivaloyl chloride

Product group

Carboxylic acid chlorides

Synonyms

Trimethylacetyl chloride
2,2-Dimethylpropanoyl chloride

IUPAC name

Pivaloyl chloride

Appearance

Clear, colourless liquid

Applications

Synthesis of organic peroxides; Building block for pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals; Reagent for protection of alcohols; Preparation of t-Butyl ketones; Synthesis of mixed anhydrides

Other properties:

Odour:pungent
Melting point:-56 °C
Boiling point:105 °C
Density:0.981 g/cm³ (20 °C)

CABB abbreviation

PIC

Chemical Structure:

"Pivaloyl chloride

Formula:

C5H9CIO

CAS-No.:

3282-30-2

Molecular weight:

120.58 g/mol

UN No.:

2438

EINECS No.:

221-921-6

 

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