Agent Name

Chloropivaloyl chloride

CAS Number

4300-97-4

Formula

C5-H8-Cl2-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

3-Chloropivaloyl chloride; beta-Chloropivaloyl chloride; 3-Chloro-2,2-dimethylpropaneyl chloride; Propanoyl chloride, 3-chloro-2,2-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate; [CAMEO]

Comments

Corrosive to skin and eyes; Reacts with water to release hydrochloric acid; [CAMEO]

Exposure Assessment
TIH

Yes

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = about 70 degrees F; [CAMEO]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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