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Copper(I) Chloride

Other Names:

Cuprous chloride

General Information:



CAS Number: 7758-89-6

Molecular Weight: 99.00 g/mol

Appearance: light-green to white solid

Chemical Formula: CuCl

Melting Point: 430 C

Common Uses:

Reagent for Sandmeyer reactions where chloride products are desired


1) Patent Reference: WO2015129926, page 190, (21.5 MB)

2) Coates, R. M.; Denmark, S. E.; Handbook of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Reagents, Auxiliaries, and Catalysts for C-C Bond Formation

3) Wikipedia: Copper(I) chloride (link)

4) Copper(I) chloride (link)