Agent Name

Vinylmagnesium chloride

CAS Number

3536-96-7

Formula

C2-H3-Cl-Mg

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Chlorovinylmagnesium; Magnesium, chloroethenyl-; [ChemIDplus] Vinylmagnesium chloride, 15 wt% solution in tetrahydrofuran; [Acros Organics MSDS] UN3148

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

15% solution in tetrahydrofuran: Brown liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

Corrosive to skin; [Quick CPC] 15% solution in tetrahydrofuran: Reacts violently and/or explosively with water and moisture in the air; May ignite or explode on contact with moisture; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause chemical burns to respiratory tract and CNS depression; May cause liver and kidney injury; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Water-reactive liquid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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