Agent Name

1-Chlorododecane

Alternative Name

Lauryl chloride

CAS Number

112-52-7

Formula

C12-H25-Cl

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Dodecyl chloride; Lauryl chloride; n-Dodecyl chloride; Dodecane, 1-chloro-; [ChemIDplus] 1-Dodecyl chloride; n-Lauryl chloride; Prim-n-dodecylchloride; [CAMEO] UN3082

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Saturated

Description

Colorless oily liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent and in the manufacture of photographic chemicals, pharmaceuticals, organometallic compounds, and surfactants; [Reference #1]

Comments

An oral reproductive/developmental study of rats produced a LOAEL in males of 100 mg/kg/day for histopathological liver changes, a LOAEL in females of 300 mg/kg/day for increased adrenal weights with corresponding histopathological changes and decreased thymus weight, developmental toxicity (reduced pup survival, body weight, and weight gain at 1,000 mg/kg/day), and no evidence of reproductive toxicity; [Reference #1] A skin irritant; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Dodecane." See "1-Chlorohexane."

Reference Link

EPA ChAMP: Screening Level Hazard Characterization: Dodecane, 1-chloro- - 2012

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.45 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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