Molar mass 92.57 g/mol Appearance Colorless liquid
Density 0.84 g cm 3
Melting point 26oC, 247K, -15oF
Boiling point 51oC, 324K, 124oF
Solubility in water Sparingly sol in water, miscible with alkohot and ether
Vapor pressure 34.9 kPa (20oC)
Application / Uses Preparation tertiary-Butyl chloride is a colorless, liquid organic compound at room temperature. It is sparingly soluble in water, with a tendency to undergo spontaneous solvolysis when dissolved into it. The compound is flammable and volatile, and its main use is as a starting molecule to carry out nucleophilic substitution reactions, to produce different substances, ranging from alkohots to alkoxide salts.