Agent Name

4-Chloro-1-butanol

CAS Number

928-51-8

Formula

C4-H9-Cl-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

4-Chlorbutan-1-ol [German]; 4-Chloro-1-butane-ol; 4-Chlorobutanol; Tetramethylene chlorohydrin; 1-Butanol, 4-chloro-; 4-Chlorobutan-1-ol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Alcohols

Description

Clear colorless liquid; Contains <= 12% hydrochloric acid (CAS# 7647-01-0) and <= 3% tetrahydrofuran (CAS# 109-99-9); [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes muscle contraction or spasticity, ulceration or bleeding from the stomach, and other liver changes in oral lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion; Targets the CNS, liver, and kidney; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "1-Chloro-2-propanol" and "2-Chloro-1-propanol."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.35 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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