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Product name 2-chloroaniline
Synonyms 1-amino-2-chlorobenzene
GOST no data
CAS 95-51-2

o-Chloroaniline is clear colorless liquid. It turns to dark on exposure to air. o-Cloroaniline is soluble in most organic solvents, but practically insoluble in water. It forms diazonium salt being treated with dilute HNO2 in dilute HCl.


o-Chloroaniline is prepared by o-chloronitrobenzene hydrogenation on Pt catalyst at 50-100°C and 0.25-3 MPa.


  • in petroleum solvents and fungicides;
  • as an intermediate in the production of agricultural chemicals, azo dyes and pigments and pharmaceuticals;

  • Manufacturer(s) JSC M.V. Frunze Zavolzhsky chemical plant
    Chemical structure of o-chloroaniline

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