Agent Name

3-Chloro-1-butene

CAS Number

563-52-0

Formula

C4-H7-Cl

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Methylallyl chloride; alpha-Methallyl chloride; alpha-Methylallyl chloride; gamma-Chloro-alpha-butylene; 1-Butene, 3-chloro-; 3-Chlorobut-1-ene; [ChemIDplus] UN2554

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

DL-, D(-)-, and L(+)-forms are liquids; [Merck Index] Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] Pungent odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Stabilized with 3% or less sodium carbonate (CAS# 497-19-8); A moderate eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] An eye irritant and lachrymator; Toxic by ingestion; Oral LD50 (rat) = 355-405 mg/kg; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "3-Chloro-2-methyl-1-propene." Search for (563-52-0[EC/RN Number]) AND (allergic OR sensitizer OR sensitization OR dermatitis): no results; [PubMed]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

153 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Methylallyl chloride."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

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