Agent Name

Chloromethyl pivalate

CAS Number

18997-19-8

Formula

C6-H11-Cl-O2

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Propanoic acid, 2,2-dimethyl-, chloromethyl ester; [ChemIDplus] Pivaloyloxymethyl chloride; POM; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Category

Other Toxic Gases & Vapors

Description

Colorless to very faintly yellow clear liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

An irritant and lachrymator; May cause CNS depression; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Diphosgene" and "Chloromethyl methyl ether."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

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