Agent Name

Hexanedioyl dichloride

CAS Number

111-50-2

Formula

C6-H8-Cl2-O2

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Adipoyl chloride; Adipoyl dichloride; [ChemIDplus] UN3094

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Liquid with a pungent odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts violently with water; Exothermic reaction with water causes thermal tissue burns as well as producing acids; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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