Agent Name

4-Nitrophenyl chloroformate

CAS Number

7693-46-1

Formula

C7-H4-Cl-N-O4

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Carbonochloridic acid, 4-nitrophenyl ester; [ChemIDplus] UN3261

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Cream crystals with an acrid odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion and inhalation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "CHLOROFORMATES."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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