Agent Name

1-Chloroethyl chloroformate

CAS Number

50893-53-3

Formula

C3-H4-Cl2-O2

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

UN2742

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Colorless liquid with a pungent odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts with water; Causes burns and lachrymation; Harmful by ingestion; Toxic by inhalation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "CHLOROFORMATES."

Exposure Assessment
TIH

Yes

Vapor Pressure

18 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Chloroformates, toxic, corrosive, flammable, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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