2-Chloro Acetamide

2-Chloro Acetamide

2-Chloro Acetamide, also known by its IUPAC name as 2-chloroacetamide, is an organic compound with the molecular formula C2H4ClNO.  2-Chloro Acetamide is a versatile chemical used in various industrial applications, primarily as a biocide and intermediate. Due to its hazardous nature, it requires careful handling and adherence to safety protocols.

Product Name                                       :

2-Chloro Acetamide

Synonyms                                             :

Chloroacetamide , α-Chloroacetamide , 2-Chloroethanamide , Monochloroacetamide , α-Chloroethanamide

Manufacturer                                        :

Anshul Specialty Molecules Private Ltd.


Ingredient                                        :

2-Chloro Acetamide

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Molecular Formula                         :


Methyl oxalyl chloride


  1. Biocide: It is used as a preservative and biocide in various industrial applications.
  2. Intermediate: It serves as an intermediate in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals, pesticides, and other organic compounds.
  3. Laboratory Reagent: It is used as a reagent in various chemical reactions in research and industrial laboratories.

Safety and Handling

2-Chloroacetamide is classified as a hazardous chemical. Safety measures should be taken when handling it:

  • Toxicity: It can be harmful if inhaled, swallowed, or absorbed through the skin. It can cause skin and eye irritation.
  • Protective Equipment: Use of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as gloves, safety goggles, and protective clothing is recommended.
  • First Aid Measures:
    • Inhalation: Move to fresh air and seek medical attention if symptoms persist.
    • Skin Contact: Wash thoroughly with soap and water.
    • Eye Contact: Rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
    • Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting; seek medical attention immediately.


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