What Is Acyl Chlorine

- Apr 03, 2018 -

Acyl chlorine is a compound containing carbonyl chloride functional group, which belongs to a class of acyl halide, and is a carboxylic acid derivative formed by replacing hydroxyl in carboxylic acid with chlorine. The simplest of acyl chlorine is benzoyl chloride, but benzoyl chloride is very unstable and cannot be reacted to by formic acid and chlorinated reagent like other acyl chlorine.

The common acyl chlorine are: acetyl chloride, benzoyl chloride, benzoyl chloride, chlorine acetyl chloride, trichloroethylene and so on.