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Thionyl Chloride


Other Names:

Sulfurous oxychloride

Sulfurous dichloride

Thionyl dichloride





General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 7719-09-7

Molecular Weight: 118.97 g/mol

Appearance: Clear liquid

Chemical Formula: SOCl2

Melting Point: -105 C

Boiling Point: 79 C

Density: 1.631 g/mL




Common Uses:


Reagent for converting carboxylic acids to acid chlorides





Reagent for converting carboxylic acids to esters





Reagent for converting alcohols to chlorides





Reagent for dehydrating primary amides to form nitriles





References:


1) Patent Reference: WO2010016005, page 89, (11.3 MB)

2) Patent Reference: WO2010038081, page 128, (33.8 MB)

3) Patent Reference: WO2016014463, page 91, (6.7 MB)

4) Patent Reference: WO2010104899, page 155, (6.7 MB)

5) Wikipedia: Thionyl chloride (link)

6) www.sigmaaldrich.com: Thionyl chloride (link)