Agent Name

4-Vinylbenzyl chloride

CAS Number

1592-20-7

Formula

C9-H9-Cl

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-(Chloromethyl)-4-vinylbenzene; Benzene, 1-(chloromethyl)-4-ethenyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN3265

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

Liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; May cause skin sensitization; Harmful by ingestion; Toxic by skin absorption; Oral LD50 (rat) = 630-1,260 mg/kg; Dermal LD50 (rabbit) = 500-1,000 mg/kg; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] Search for (1592-20-7[EC/RN Number]) AND (dermatitis OR allergic OR sensitizer OR sensitization): no results; [PubMed]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Vapor pressure = 1 mm Hg at 56.1 deg C; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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