Agent Name

3-Chloro-2,4-pentanedione

CAS Number

1694-29-7

Formula

C5-H7-Cl-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,4-Pentanedione, 3-chloro-; 3-Chloropentane-2,4-dione; [ChemIDplus] UN1224

Category

Halogenated Ketones

Description

Clear brown-yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

An irritant and lachrymator; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "2,4-Pentanedione." See "Chloroacetone."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

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