Agent Name

2,4-Dichloro-1-(trifluoromethyl)benzene

CAS Number

320-60-5

Formula

C7-H3-Cl2-F3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,4-Dichlorobenzotrifluoride; 2,4-Dichloro-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluorotoluene; Benzene, 2,4-dichloro-1-(trifluoromethyl)-; Toluene, 2,4-dichloro-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] UN3265

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

Colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

Causes somnolence, tremor, and dyspnea in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; Causes dermatitis in dermal lethal-dose studies of rabbits (lethal-dose > 10,000 mg/kg); [RTECS] An irritant; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.11 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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