Agent Name

3-Chloroperoxybenzoic acid

CAS Number

937-14-4

Formula

C7-H5-Cl-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3-Chlorobenzenecarboperoxoic acid; 3-Chloroperoxybenzoic acid; Perbenzoic acid, m-chloro-; m-Chlorobenzoyl hydroperoxide; m-Chloroperbenzoic acid; m-Chloroperoxybenzoic acid; Benzenecarboperoxoic acid, 3-chloro-; [ChemIDplus] Acide chloro-3-peroxybenzoique (French DOT); Acido 3-chloroperoxibenzoico (Spanish DOT); MCPBA; Peroxybenzoic acid, m-chloro-; [CAMEO] UN3106

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

Solid; [CAMEO] White, wet crystalline aggregates; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

An oxidizing agent; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

A strong oxidizing agent that may ignite combustible materials; Explosion hazard by heat, shock, friction, or contamination; [CAMEO] Wetted with 57-86% water; An oxidizer that may cause fire on contact with combustible materials; May explode on heating; Causes irritation or burns; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Organic peroxide type D, solid."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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