methyl chloroacetate

methyl chloroacetate

[′meth·əl ‚klȯr·ō′as·ə‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
ClHC2COOCH3 Colorless liquid boiling at 131°C; miscible with ether and alcohol, slightly soluble in water; used as a solvent.
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Firstly, under microwave irradiation and phase-transfer catalysis conditions, these phenols reacted with methyl chloroacetate to synthesize substituted phenoxyacetates that were then hydrolyzed to get the corresponding phenoxyacetic acid compounds (a1-a5) according to the reported procedure.