Agent Name

4-Fluorobenzenesulfonyl chloride

CAS Number

349-88-2

Formula

C6-H4-Cl-F-O2-S

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

4-Fluorophenylsulfonyl chloride; Benzenesulfonyl chloride, 4-fluoro-; Benzenesulfonyl chloride, p-fluoro-; p-Fluorobenzenesulfonyl chloride; [ChemIDplus] UN3261

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Melting point = 30 deg C; [ChemIDplus] White solid; mp = 35-38 deg C; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent for studying proteins using fluorine nuclear magnetic resonance (F-NMR); [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Reacts with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "p-Toluenesulfonyl chloride."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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