Agent Name

Propargyl chloride

CAS Number

624-65-7

Formula

C3-H3-Cl

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Propynyl chloride; 3-Chloro-1-propyne; 3-Chloropropyne; 1-Propyne, 3-chloro-; Propyne, 3-chloro- (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Liquid; [Merck Index] Yellow to pale brown liquid with a pungent unpleasant odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate in organic synthesis; [Merck Index]

Comments

Exposure of rats to saturated vapor at 25 deg C caused mortalities within 1 minute; Causes burns; Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Propargyl bromide." See "Dichloroacetylene."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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