Agent Name

alpha-Toluenesulfonyl chloride

CAS Number

1939-99-7

Formula

C7-H7-Cl-O2-S

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Benzylsulfochloride; Benzylsulfonyl chloride; Methanesulfonyl chloride, phenyl-; Phenylmethanesulfonyl chloride; Benzenemethanesulfonyl chloride; Toluene-alpha-sulphonyl chloride; [ChemIDplus] UN3261

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Off-white crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "p-Toluenesulfonyl chloride."

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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