Agent Name

2-Chlorobenzoyl chloride

CAS Number

609-65-4

Formula

C7-H4-Cl2-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Benzoyl chloride, 2-chloro-; Benzoyl chloride, o-chloro- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] UN3094

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Colorless liquid with an acrid odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts violently with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Benzoyl chloride."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive liquid, water-reactive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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