Agent Name

4-Chlorobenzaldehyde

CAS Number

104-88-1

Formula

C7-H5-Cl-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

4-Chlorobenzenaldehyde; p-Chlorobenzaldehyde; p-Chlorobenzenecarboxaldehyde; Benzaldehyde, 4-chloro-; Benzaldehyde, p-chloro-; [ChemIDplus] 4-Chlorobenzoic aldehyde; p-Chlorobenzoic aldehyde; para-Chlorobenzaldehyde; [CAMEO] 1-Chlor-4-formylbenzol; 4-Chlorbenzaldehyd; p-Chlorbenzaldehyd; [IUCLID]

Category

Benzaldehydes

Description

Colorless to yellow solid with a pungent odor; [CAMEO] Beige crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate for dyes, pharmaceuticals, and other organic compounds; [NTP] Used as an intermediate in chemical manufacturing; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

No mortalities observed in rats exposed by inhalation to 321 mg/m3 for 4 hours or 250 mg/m3 for 7 hours; Causes mild to severe skin and mild eye irritation in rabbits; [IUCLID] Causes altered sleep time (including change in righting reflex), somnolence, and excitement in oral lethal-dose studies of mice and rats; [RTECS] A skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant; [NTP] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.18 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) > 473 mg/m3/4hr

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

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