Agent Name

Dichloromaleic anhydride

CAS Number

1122-17-4

Formula

C4-Cl2-O3

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Dichloromaleic acid anhydride; 2,5-Furandione, 3,4-dichloro-; Maleic anhydride, dichloro- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] 2,3-Dichloromaleic anhydride; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Acid Anhydrides, Cyclic

Description

Beige crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Chloromaleic anhydride."

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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