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Chloroacetaldehydes

  1. Reinhard Jira1,
  2. Erwin Kopp2,
  3. Blaine C. McKusick3,
  4. Gerhard Röderer1,
  5. Axel Bosch4,
  6. Gerald Fleischmann4

Published Online: 15 JUL 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a06_527.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Jira, R., Kopp, E., McKusick, B. C., Röderer, G., Bosch, A. and Fleischmann, G. 2007. Chloroacetaldehydes. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Wacker-Chemie GmbH, Burghausen, Germany

  2. 2

    Wacker-Chemie GmbH, München, Germany

  3. 3

    Wilmington, Delaware, USA

  4. 4

    Wacker Chemie AG, Burghausen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2007

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Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Monochloroacetaldehyde
2.1.Physical Properties
2.2.Chemical Properties and Uses
2.2.1.Reactions of the Aldehyde Group
2.2.2.Reactions at the Chlorine Atom
2.2.3.Reactions of the Chlorine and Aldehyde Groups
2.2.4.Uses of Chloroacetaldehyde and Its Derivatives as Pesticides
2.3.Production
2.3.1.Chlorination of Acetaldehyde and Paraldehyde
2.3.2.Chlorination of Vinyl Compounds in Aqueous Media and Alcohols
2.3.3.Preparation of Anhydrous Chloroacetaldehyde
2.4.Analysis
2.5.Transportation, Storage, and Safety
2.5.1.Transportation
2.5.2.Storage
2.5.3.Safety
2.6.Polymeric Chloroacetaldehydes
3.Dichloroacetaldehyde
3.1.Physical Properties
3.2.Chemical Properties and Uses
3.3.Production
3.3.1.Chlorination of Acetaldehyde or Paraldehyde
3.3.2.Hypochlorination of 1,2-Dichloroethylene
3.3.3.Chlorination of Ethanol
3.4.Availability, Storage, and Transportation
3.5.Polymeric Dichloroacetaldehydes
4.Trichloroacetaldehyde
4.1.Physical Properties
4.2.Chemical Properties
4.3.Production
4.4.Analysis
4.5.Legal Aspects
4.6.Uses and Occurrence
4.7.Economic Aspects
5.Toxicology
5.1.Chloroacetaldehyde
5.2.Dichloroacetaldehyde
5.3.Trichloroacetaldehyde (Chloral)