1-Chloro-2-(chloromethyl)benzene; ortho-alpha-Dichlorotoluene; alpha,2-Dichlorotoluene; alpha,o-Dichlorotoluene; o-Chlorobenzyl chloride; Benzene, 1-chloro-2-(chloromethyl)-; Toluene, alpha,o-dichloro- (8CI); Toluene, o,alpha-dichloro-; [ChemIDplus] OCBC; o, alpha-Dichlorotoluene; alpha, 2-Dichlortoluol; alpha, 2-Dichlorotolueno; [Reference #1] UN2235
Clear, colorless liquid with a pungent odor; [Reference #1]
Used as an intermediate for organic chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and dyes; [ExPub: EPA] Used as an intermediate for herbicides; [Reference #1]
A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; Can be absorbed through skin; [ICSC] Reacts slowly with water producing hydrogen chloride; [CAMEO] Irritating but not corrosive to skin of rabbits; No reliable skin sensitization data available; [Reference #1] Causes burns; A lachrymator; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Toxic by inhalation; Harmful by ingestion and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Chlorobenzyl chlorides."
0.15 mm Hg
LC50 (rat) > 2,800 mg/m3
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Chlorobenzyl chlorides."
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