Agent Name

Dichloramine T

CAS Number

473-34-7

Formula

C7-H7-Cl2-N-O2-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Benzyl p-sulfondichloramide; N,N-Dichloro-p-toluenesulfonamide; N,N-Dichloro-p-toluolsulfonamide; Peraktivin; p-Toluenesulfone dichloramide; Benzenesulfonamide, N,N-dichloro-4-methyl-; N,N-Dichlorotoluene-4-sulphonamide; p-Toluenesulfonamide, N,N-dichloro- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] N,N-Dichloro-4-methylbenzenesulfonamide; p-Toluenesulfonic acid dichloramide; [Merck Index] UN1479

Category

Biocides/Disinfectants

Description

Solid with a strong odor of chlorine; [Merck Index] Yellow solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a germicide and antibacterial agent; [Merck Index]

Comments

Decomposed by air losing chlorine; [Merck Index] A strong oxidizer that may cause fire or explosion; A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See Chloramine-T

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

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