Wacker Chemie AG

Chloracetaldehyde 45 % Solution

Chlorine Compounds, Organic

Structural formula
Clear, colourless to slightly yellow, skin irritating liquid with a pungent odour
Typical general characteristics
Property Inspection Method Value
The figures are intended as a guide and should not be used in preparing specifications.
Boiling point at 1013 hPa 88 - 100 °C
Density at 20 °C DIN 51757 1.2191 g/cm³
Flash point ISO 3679 57 °C
Ignition temperature (liquids) DIN 51794 > 600 °C
Lower explosion limit 3.9 Vol-%
Solubility in water at 20 °C completely miscible
Upper explosion limit 9 Vol-%
Vapour pressure at 20 °C 20 hPa
pH at 20 °C 0.1 - 1
Specification data
Property Inspection Method Value
Minimum content Density 44.5 wt. %


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