acetyl chloride

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a·ce·tyl chlo·ride

a colorless liquid used as a reagent; also corrosive, causing severe burns because of hydrolysis to HCl.
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Linthwaite company Pennine Chemical Services came under fire from the village's environmental society, which claimed the firm was "a time bomb waiting to go off" after it was revealed that a highly corrosive substance, acetyl chloride, was being transported through the village.
Acetyl chloride, epichlorohydrin, toluene, pyridine, methanol, and bisphenol-A were used as received.
The reaction of pyrrolomethane 1 with acetyl chloride and boron trifluoride etherate in the presence of triethylamine afforded the 4,4-Difluoro-3,5,8-trimethyl-4-bora-3a,4a- diaza-s-indacene 2a.
The reactions of 4 with methyl iodide, benzyl chloride, acetyl chloride, benzoyl chloride, 4-methoxybenzoyl chloride, 2-chlorobenzoyl chloride, propanoyl chloride, 2-bromoethanol and chloroacetyl chloride were studied.