Agent Name

Decanoyl chloride

CAS Number

112-13-0

Formula

C10-H19-Cl-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Capric acid chloride; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN3265

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Clear light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make fine chemicals; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

Reacts violently with water; Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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