Hexachloroacetone (HCA)

$Hexachloroacetone (HCA)

Clear, colourless to yellowish liquid with a characterisitc, slightly pungent odour.

  • CAS No. 116-16-5
  • Empirical formula C3Cl6O
  • Molecular weight 264.8


  • Two grades available: min. 99.2% and min. 99.8%
  • Storage stability of at least 12 months
  • REACH SCC: handling as intermediate under strictly controlled conditions
  • One of the largest producers worldwide
  • Efficient utilization of side streams
  • Precursor for deuterochloroform 
  • Manufacture of hexafluorobisphenol A as crosslinking agent for fluorocarbon elastomers
  • Chlorination agent for drugs
  • Building block for agrochemical substances/actives



Drums internally lacquered 216 l (280 kg net)


Storage stability for at least: 12 months

Further information for storage: Keep in the original container in a cool well ventilated place. Keep container dry and tightly closed.

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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Wacker Chemical Corporation
3301 Sutton Road
Adrian, MI 49221-9397
United States
+1  888  922-5374 (Phone)

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