Isobutyryl chloride

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Isobutyryl chloride
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Names
Preferred IUPAC name
2-Methylpropanoyl chloride
Other names
Isobutyroyl chloride
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C4H7ClO/c1-3(2)4(5)6/h3H,1-2H3
    Key: DGMOBVGABMBZSB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • CC(C)C(=O)Cl
Properties
C4H7ClO
Molar mass 106.55 g·mol−1
Density 1.017 g/mL[1]
Melting point −90 °C[1]
Boiling point 91–93 °C (196–199 °F; 364–366 K)[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Isobutyryl chloride (2-methylpropanoyl chloride) is the simplest branched-chain acyl chloride. It is found at room temperature as a corrosive, colorless liquid.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Isobutyryl chloride". Sigma-Aldrich.
  2. ^ "2-Methylpropanoyl chloride". Chemspider. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Isobutyryl Chloride". Pubchem. Retrieved 1 July 2017.