Agent Name

3-Chloropropionyl chloride

CAS Number

625-36-5

Formula

C3-H4-Cl2-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

3-Chloropropanoyl chloride; Propionyl chloride, 3-chloro-; beta-Chloropropanoyl chloride; beta-Chloropropionyl chloride; Propanoyl chloride, 3-chloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Clear light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Reacts violently with water; Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Highly toxic by inhalation; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Chloropivaloyl chloride" and "Trimethylacetyl chloride."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 1,000 mg/m3/1hr

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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