Agent Name

Benzenesulfonyl chloride

CAS Number

98-09-9

Formula

C6-H5-Cl-O2-S

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

BSC-refine D; Benezenesulfochloride; Benzene sulfochloride; Benzene sulfonechloride; Benzenesulfon chloride; Benzenesulfonic (acid) chloride; Benzenesulfonic chloride; Benzenesulfonic(acid)chloride; Benzenesulphonyl chloride; Benzenosulfochlorek [Polish]; Benzenosulfochloride; Benzenosulphochloride; Benzolsulfochloride; Phenylsulfonyl chloride; [ChemIDplus] UN2225

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Clear, oily liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate; [HSDB]

Comments

Corrosive to skin; [Quick CPC] Liver damage has been reported in workers after skin exposure; liver injury also occurs in high-dose animal studies; [HSDB] Can cause irritation of the respiratory tract and at higher concentrations pulmonary edema; [NJ-HSFS] Can cause burns to skin and eyes; A skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant; [CAMEO]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.06 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 1,870 mg/m3/1h

Explanatory Notes

Flash point > 233 deg F;

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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