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Pivaloyl chloride





 Boiling Point:224.6℃
 Flash point::800F
 Specific Gravity: 0.980
 Solubility (H2O): Decomposes
 PH: Acidic
 This product is a clear colorless liquid with a strong, pungent odor.
 CAS RN:3282-30-2


 Assay%         99.0 min.
 Iron, ppm        2.0 max.
 Free acid, %       0.5 max.
 Color, APHA        30 max


 Pivaloyl chloride is a reactive intermediate used in the production of agricultural chemicals  
 and pharmaceuticals and may also be used in manufacturing peroxyesters.


 Pivaloyl chloride is corrosive to the skin and eyes and may cause blindness upon contact.

 The ability of this material to pass through the skin and its potential to cause systemic  
 toxicity is unknown.

 Inhalation of vapor or mists may lead to burning sensations in the mouth and nose, coughing, 
 and shortness of breath. Pulmonary edema may develop following inhalation exposures and may 
 lead to death.

 The effects of long-term, low level exposures have not been determined. Avoid repetitive, 
 acute exposures.

 Ingestion of Pivaloyl chloride can cause severe burning pain to the mouth and throat. 
 Pivaloyl chloride is labeled as a poison by inhalation. This chemical is listed as a 
 corrosive material.

 LC50 Inhalation (rats) : 2.5mg/L
 LD50 Dermal (rabbits): >2010mg/L
 LD50 Ingestion(rats): 638mg/kg


Store Pivaloyl chloride in a cool, dry well-ventilated area to reduce the potential accumulation of toxic vapors. Keep Pivaloyl chloride away from water, all heat and ignition sources to prevent fire or explosure.

Wear a NIOSH/ MSHA- approved, full face piece, self-contained or supplied air breathing apparatus to avoid exposure to toxic vapors. Wear goggles and gloves when handling PIVALOYL chloride.

Transfer Pivaloyl chloride from container to storage tank or reactor using Teflon plastic-lined or glass-lined piping,valves and pumps.
Lined metal handling systems should be electrically grounded . All piping systems must be clear and dry.

Fire fighters must wear a NIOSH/ MSHA-approved, self contained breathing apparatus in pressure demend mode.

For additional health and safety information, please refer to the MSDS.


 Pivaloyl chloride is shipped in a non-returnable , 180kg polyethylene drum with a steel 

 Samples of Pivaloyl chloride are available upon request. For additional information, Please 
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