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Methyl chloride

Fields of application:

  • Butyl rubber
  • Chemical industry (alkylation)
  • Detergents (Quat. ammonia compounds)
  • Methyl cellulose
  • Silicones


Methyl chloride CH3Cl
CAS-No. 74-87-3
Molar mass: 50.49 g/mol


At room temperature, gaseous alkyl chloride with a light, sweet smell, easily compressible to a colorless liquid.


Methyl chloride is used as an intermediate product for the synthesis of methylated cellulose, n-methyl ammonium compounds and silicones.



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