INTRODUCTION

Thiophosgene is an organic liquid with a   heterogeneous composition. The molecule is a reactive electrophile leading to its applications in APIs, intermediates, and agrochemicals, amongst others.

Manufacture
It is manufactured by two step process. In the first one, carbon disulphide reacts with chlorine to form an intermediate. In the second step, the intermediate is reduced to form thiophosgene.

SynonymsThiocarbonyl chloride
Carbon chlorosulphide
CAS no.463-71-8
EINECS no.207-341-6
Molecular formulaCSCl2
Molecular weight114.98
Structure

Applications

APIs – Thiophosgene is used in production of
Amoscanate, an anthelmintic drug
Intermediates – It also finds uses in production of a range of intermediates such as
Di-2-pyridyl thiocarbonate
2-Ethoxyphenyl isocyanate
3-Isothiocyanato-1,5-dimethyl-1H-pyrazole
5-Bromo-6-isocyanate quinoxaline
Agrochemicals
Butyletherurea, and acaricide
in production of many insecticides and pesticides
Others
In anaerobic oxidation of alcohols to produce aldehydes and ketones
In production of isothiocyanates from primary amines
In synthesis of alkanes from 1,3-diols

SPECIFICATIONS

TestUnitSpecification
AppearanceRed, burgundy coloured liquid
Densitygm/ml1.45 – 1.50
Boiling range°C70 – 75
Purity by GC%Min 90.0

STORAGE
Stored at ambient temperature.

PACKING
25 kg UN approved drum.

REACH Status
Not registered yet.

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