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Thionyl chloride

Product group

Chlorination reagents

Synonyms

Sulfur oxychloride
Sulfurous oxychloride

IUPAC name

Thionyl chloride

Appearance

Clear liquid, colourless to slightly yellow

Applications

Chlorinating agent for carboxylic acids, alcohols and active methylene compounds. Agent for O-sulfinylation and C-sulfinylation. Synthesis of heterocyclic compounds

Other properties:

Odour:pungent
Melting point:-105 °C
Boiling point:76 °C
Density:1.629 g/cm³ (25 °C)

CABB abbreviation

TC

Chemical Structure:

"Thionyl chloride

Formula:

SOCl2

CAS-No.:

7719-09-7

Molecular weight:

118.97 g/mol

UN No.:

1836

EINECS No.:

231-748-8

 

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