Agent Name

Chlorobutanol hemihydrate

CAS Number

6001-64-5

Formula

C4-H7-CL3-O.1/2H2-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1,1-Trichloro-2-methyl-2-propanol hemihydrate; beta,beta,beta-Trichloro-tert-butyl alcohol hemihydrate; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Halogenated Alcohols

Description

Colorless solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; Targets the CNS; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Chlorobutanol." See "1,1,1-Tribromo-2-methyl-2-propanol."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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