Agent Name

Trichloroacryloyl chloride

CAS Number

815-58-7

Formula

C3-Cl4-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

2-Propenoyl chloride, 2,3,3-trichloro-; Acryloyl chloride, trichloro-; 2,3,3-Trichloroacryloyl chloride; Chlorid kyseliny trichlorakrylove [Czech]; TCAT; Trichloracrylyl chloride; Trichloroacrylyl chloride; [ChemIDplus] UN3383

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A mild skin and eye irritant; Causes somnolence, excitement, and dyspnea in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of rats; [RTECS] Reacts violently with water; May cause irritation and lachrymation; Harmful by ingestion; Highly toxic by inhalation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Fumaryl chloride" and "Acrylyl chloride."

Exposure Assessment
TIH

Yes

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 107 ppm/30min

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic by inhalation liquid, flammable, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone A)"

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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