Common name of Alpha, alpha, alpha – three chloro toluene is three benzyl chloride, colorless or light yellow liquid, has a special odor. Melting point – 7.5 ℃, boiling point 219 – 223 ℃, 150 ℃ (13.3 kPa), relative density 1.380 (25/4 ℃), refractive index 1.557, flash point 97℃. It is insoluble in water, soluble in ethanol, ethyl ether and benzene. It has strong refraction. It is unstable in nature, emitting smoke in the air, and decomposing it in light (or in the air). Decompose when wet. Benzoic acid is produced with water or lye.
99% purity Benzotrichloride CAS 98-07-7 Molecular Formula C7H5Cl3