Agent Name

CHLOROFORMATES

Alternative Name

CLASS

CAS Number

Varies

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

CLASSES; Allyl chlorocarbonate; Allyl chloroformate; n-Butyl chloroformate; sec-Butyl chloroformate; Ethyl chloroformate; Ethyl chlorothioformate; Isopropyl chloroformate; Methyl chloroformate; n-Propyl chloroformate; Phenyl chloroformate; Isobutyl chloroformate; N-Hexyl chloroformate; Chloroethyl chloroformate; Benzyl chloroformate;

Category

Acid Halides

Comments

Chloroformates are corrosive to the eyes, skin, and respiratory tract; Chloroformates that are lachrymators include: Allyl chloroformate, Methyl chloroformate, Isopropyl chloroformate, Benzyl chloroformate, N-Propyl chloroformate, S-Ethyl chlorothioformate, S-Propyl chlorothioformate, and Ethyl chloroformate; [HSDB]

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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