Agent Name

4-tert-Butylbenzoyl chloride

CAS Number

1710-98-1

Formula

C11-H13-Cl-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Benzoyl chloride, 4-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-; [ChemIDplus] UN3094

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Clear very slightly yellow liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

Reacts with water evolving hydrogen chloride; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "4-Chlorobenzoyl 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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