Benzyl chloride

chloromethylbenzene, alpha-chlorotoluene, chlorophenylmethane

How to detect Benzyl chloride

Formula: C7H7Cl | CAS: 100-44-7

Synonyms: chloromethylbenzene, alpha-chlorotoluene, chlorophenylmethane

Benzyl chloride is used to synthesise a variety of aromatic compounds including esters used in flavouring and perfumery, phenyl acetic acid for pharmaceuticals and ammonium salts engaged as surfactants

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaC7H7Cl
CAS no.100-44-7
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV0.58
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV0.7
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV0.7
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)0.19
Molecular Weight, g/mole127.0
Melting point, °C-43
Boiling point, °C179
Flash point, °C73.9
Lower Explosive Limit, %1.1
SpecificationValue/Information
Density, g.cm⁻³1.1
Ionisation Energy, eV9.14
EH40 TWA, ppm0.5
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³2.6
EH40 STEL, ppm1.5
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³7.9
NIOSH ceiling, ppm1
NIOSH ceiling, mg.m⁻³5
NIOSH IDLH, ppm10
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm1
OSHA TWA PEL, mg.m⁻³5

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