Agent Name

Ethyl iodoacetate

CAS Number

623-48-3

Formula

C4-H7-I-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Ethyl monoiodoacetate; Ethylester kyseliny jodoctove [Czech]; Iodoacetic acid, ethyl ester; S 9; Acetic acid, 2-iodo-, ethyl ester; Acetic acid, iodo-, ethyl ester; [ChemIDplus] UN2922

Category

Halogenated Esters

Description

Clear dark brown liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes altered sleep time (including change in righting reflex), somnolence, and convulsions in oral lethal-dose studies of mice and rats; [RTECS] Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Highly toxic by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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