2-Chloronaphthalene

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2-Chloronaphthalene
2-chloronaphthalene.svg
Names
IUPAC name
2-chloronaphthalene
Other names
β-chloronaphthalene, 2-chloro-naphthalene
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.001.891
EC Number 202-079-9
UNII
Properties
C10H7Cl
Molar mass 162.62 g·mol−1
Appearance off-white crystalline powder
Density 1.2±0.1 g/cm3
Melting point 59 °C
Boiling point 255 °C
insoluble
Hazards
GHS pictograms The exclamation-mark pictogram in the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
GHS signal word WARNING
H315, H319, H335
P261, P280
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

2-Chloronaphthalene is an organochlorine chemical compound, a chlorinated derivative of naphthalene. Its chemical formula is C
10
H
7
Cl
.[1][2] The compound is an isomer for 1-chloronaphthalene.[3]

Synthesis[edit]

2-chloronaphthalene is obtained directly by chlorination of naphthalene, with the formation of more highly substituted derivatives such as dichloro- and trichloronaphthalenes, in addition to the two monochlorinated isomeric compounds: 1-chloronaphthalene and 2-chloronaphthalene.[4]

Properties[edit]

2-Chloronaphthalene is a combustible, off-white odorless solid, which is practically insoluble in water. The compound may react with strong oxidizing agents.[5]

Applications[edit]

2-chloronaphthalene can be used for the production of fullerenes.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2-Chloronaphthalene". EPA. comptox.epa.gov. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  2. ^ "2-Chlornaphthalin". Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "2-Chlornaphthalin Produkt Beschreibung" (in German). chemicalbook.com. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  4. ^ Bavendamm, W.; Bellmann, H. (February 1953). "Chlornaphthalin-Präparate". Holz als Roh- und Werkstoff (in German). 11 (2): 81–84. doi:10.1007/BF02605462. 
  5. ^ "2-Chlornaphthalin Produkt Beschreibung" (in German). Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  6. ^ Krüger, Anke (2007). Neue Kohlenstoffmaterialien: Eine Einführung (in German). Springer-Verlag. p. 53. ISBN 978-3-8351-9098-6.