Chloroethyl chloroformate

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Chloroethyl chloroformate
1-chloroethyl chloroformate.svg
1-Chloroethyl chloroformate
2-chloroethyl chloroformate.svg
2-Chloroethyl chloroformate
IUPAC names
1-Chloroethyl carbonochloridate
2-Chloroethyl carbonochloridate
3D model (JSmol)
  • 454726 (1-chloroethyl chloroformate)
  • 11802 (2-chloroethyl chloroformate)
  • 521305 (1-chloroethyl chloroformate)
  • 12305 (2-chloroethyl chloroformate)
Molar mass 142.96 g·mol−1
Related compounds
Chloromethyl chloroformate
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Chloroethyl chloroformates (chemical formula: C3H4Cl2O2) are a pair of related chemical compounds. They can be used to form protecting groups and as N-dealkylating agents.[1]

They are listed as extremely hazardous substances.[2]


  1. ^ 'A new reagent for the selective, high-yield N-dealkylation of tertiary amines: improved syntheses of naltrexone and nalbuphine' R. A. Olofson, Jonathan T. Martz, Jean Pierre Senet, Marc Piteau, Thierry Malfroot J. Org. Chem., 1984, 49 (11), pp 2081–2082
  2. ^ Extremely Hazardous Chemicals