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Triphosgene


Other Names:

Bis(trichloromethyl) carbonate

BTC






General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 32315-10-9

Molecular Weight: 296.75 g/mol

Appearance: White solid




Common Uses:


Reagent in the formation of ureas





Safety:


Triphosgene decomposes to highly toxic phosgene on heating or with exposure to nucleophiles including H2O.




References:


1) Patent Reference: WO2002016360, page 18, (1.3 MB)

2) Wikipedia: Triphosgene (link)

3) www.sigmaaldrich.com: Triphosgene (link)