Acetyl Chloride

CAS RN: 75-36-5

Decomposition

May decompose during preparation. ... When heated to decomposition, emits highly toxic fumes of phosgene and hydrogen chloride (cl-).
When heated to decomp, hydrogen chloride ... An extrememly poisonous gas, is evolved.
Decomposed by water to acetic acid and hydrochloric acids with release of heat.
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