Acetyl Chloride

CAS RN: 75-36-5

Major Uses

Acetylating agent; in testing for cholesterol; determination of water in organic liq
Mfr of dyestuffs; pharmaceuticals
Used to produce acetamide by reacting with anhydrous ammonia.
Used to produce acetyl sulfide by reacting with potassium sulfide.
Used to produce thioacetic acid by reacting with potassium hydrogen sulfide.
Laboratory use includes the qualitative organic analysis for distinguishing tertiary amines from primary and secondary amines, determining hydroxyl groups and serves as a chlorinating agent for inorganic compounds and triarylcarbinols.
Used in the synthesis of dienestrol diacetate.
Esterification/acid chlorination catalyst
Used as a chemical intermediate for the synthesis of 4-acetyl-1,1-dimethyl-6-t-butylindane; 6-acetyl-1,1,2-3,3,5-hexamethylindane; 6-acetyl-1,1,2,4,4,7-hexamethyltetralin; o-aminoacetophenone; p-aminoacetophenone; 2-amino-5-methyl-1,3,4-thiadiazole; t-butylperoxyacetate; fenfluramine; flurbiprofen; fluridone; ibuprofen; methyl 3-amino-4-methylthiophene-2-carboxylate; methyl beta-naphthyl ketone; naproxen
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