Agent Name

2,4,6-Trimethylbenzyl chloride

CAS Number

1585-16-6

Formula

C10-H13-Cl

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzene, 2-(chloromethyl)-1,3,5-trimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] alpha-2-Chloroisodurene; [Acros Organics MSDS] UN1759

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

White solid; mp = 36-38 deg C; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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