Agent Name

2-Chloropropionyl chloride

CAS Number

7623-09-8

Formula

C3-H4-Cl2-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Propanoyl chloride, 2-chloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN2920

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Colorless or pale yellow liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Toxic by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] A lachrymator; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

19 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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