Agent Name

2,3-Dichlorobutane

CAS Number

7581-97-7

Formula

C4-H8-Cl2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Butane, 2,3-dichloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Saturated

Description

Colorless liquid with an odor like chloroform; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "1,2-Dichlorobutane."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

24.4 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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