Appearance：Clear to straw liquid with mild odor
Boiling Point：117ºC (31 mmHg)
CAS No: 775-56-4
2-Chloroethyl Vinyl Ether, also known by its CAS number 775-56-4, is an organic compound with the chemical formula C3H5ClO. It is a colourless liquid with a boiling point of 98°C and a flash point of 11°C.
2-Chloroethyl Vinyl Ether is used as a raw material in the production of 2-chloroethyl vinyl ether-dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) copolymer, which is a key intermediate for the production of paints, adhesives, coatings and other products. It can also be used as a solvent for various organic compounds and as an intermediate for the production of 2-chloroethyl vinyl ether-methyl acrylate copolymer.
2-Chloroethyl Vinyl Ether is also used in the production of pharmaceuticals, such as anti-cancer drugs and anti-inflammatory agents, as well as in the manufacture of surfactants and detergents.
The product is highly flammable and should be stored in a cool, dry place, away from sources of ignition. It should also be kept away from direct sunlight and heat.
2-Chloroethyl Vinyl Ether is a hazardous chemical and should be handled with extreme care. It should be kept out of the reach of children and pets and should not be ingested or inhaled. In case of contact with skin or eyes, the affected area should be thoroughly washed with plenty of water and medical attention should be sought.