Agent Name

Heptanoyl chloride

CAS Number

2528-61-2

Formula

C7-H13-Cl-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

UN2920

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Colorless to light yellow liquid with a pungent odor; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

Reacts with water evolving toxic gas; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; A lachrymator; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive liquid, flammable, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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