Chloral

CAS Registry Number®

75-87-6
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CAS Name

Chloral

Molecular Formula

C2HCl3O

Molecular Mass

147.39

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Compound Properties

  • Boiling Point (1)

    97.8 °C @ Press: 760 Torr
  • Melting Point (1)

    -57.5 °C
  • Density (1)

    1.5121 g/cm³ @ Temp: 20 °C

Source(s)

  • (1) Hazardous Substances Data Bank data were obtained from the National Library of Medicine (US)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C2HCl3O/c3-2(4,5)1-6/h1H

InChIKey

InChIKey=HFFLGKNGCAIQMO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

C(C=O)(Cl)(Cl)Cl

Canonical SMILES

O=CC(Cl)(Cl)Cl

Other Names for this Substance

  • Acetaldehyde, 2,2,2-trichloro-
  • Chloral
  • Acetaldehyde, trichloro-
  • 2,2,2-Trichloroacetaldehyde
  • Anhydrous chloral

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