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Propionyl chloride 79-03-8


Product Name: Propionyl chloride
CAS: 79-03-8
MW: 92.52
EINECS: 201-170-0
Melting point: -94 °C
Boiling point : 77-79 °C (lit.)
Density: 1.059 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Vapor density: 3.2 (vs air)
Vapor pressure: 106 hPa (20 °C)
Refractive index: n20/D 1.404(lit.)
Fp: 53 °F
Storage temp: Store below +30°C.
Form: Liquid
Color: Clear
PH Range: <7.0
Explosive limit: 3.6-11.9%(V)
Water Solubility: REACTS
FreezingPoint: -94℃
Sensitive: Moisture Sensitive
Merck: 14,7828
BRN: 385632


Items Specifications
Appearance Colorless  liquid
Purity  ≥99%
Fp  12℃
Melting point   -94 °C


1. This product is used in the pharmaceutical industry for the production of anti-epileptic drugs mettoin, cholestrol, and anti-adrenergic drugs methoxine hydrochloride
2. Used in the pesticide industry to produce propionyl reagents in organic synthesis
3. It is also an intermediate for the preparation of various propionic acid derivatives.


Stored in a dry and ventilated warehouse.