Agent Name

2,4-Dichlorobenzoyl chloride

CAS Number

89-75-8

Formula

C7-H3-Cl3-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Benzoyl chloride, 2,4-dichloro-; [ChemIDplus] DCOC; [Acros Organics MSDS] UN3261

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Colorless solid or liquid; mp = 21 deg C; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

Hydrolyzed by water or moisture producing gaseous and aqueous hydrogen chloride; Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Benzoyl chloride."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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