Agent Name

alpha-Bromo-2,6-dichlorotoluene

CAS Number

20443-98-5

Formula

C7-H5-Br-Cl2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,6-Dichlorobenzyl bromide; Benzene, 2-(bromomethyl)-1,3-dichloro- (9CI); Toluene, alpha-bromo-2,6-dichloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN3261

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

White crystals with a pungent odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 75 mg/kg; [RTECS] Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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