Ethyl 2-Chloroacetoacetate (2-Cl-ACE)

$Ethyl 2-Chloroacetoacetate (2-Cl-ACE)

Colorless to yellowish liquid with a pungent odor

  • CAS No. 609-15-4
  • Empirical formula C6H9CIO3
  • Molecular weight 164.6
  • Building block for heterocycles (e.g. thiazoles, pyrazoles)
  • Building block for the synthesis of pharmaceuticals (e.g. Cimetidine)
  • Building block for pesticides (Mevinphos, herbicide-safeners)
  • Building block for vitamins (A1, B6)


Drum with PE-inner liner 205l (210 kg net)


Moisture causes hydrolysis and polycondensation, particulary at elevated temperatures. Storage beyond the recommended period does not necessarily mean that the product is no longer usable. In this case however, the properties required for the intended use must be checked for quality assurance reasons.

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