Agent Name

1,6-Dichlorohexane

CAS Number

2163-00-0

Formula

C6-H12-Cl2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Hexane, 1,6-dichloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN3082

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Saturated

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO] Clear slightly yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] Used as an intermediate and monomer; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

May cause smarting and reddening of skin if spilled and allowed to remain on clothes; High vapor concentrations may cause mild smarting of eyes and respiratory system; [CHRIS] A skin irritant; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] An irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "n-Butyl chloride."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Environmentally hazardous substances, liquid, n.o.s."

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