Agent Name

Chloro(1-methylethyl)magnesium

CAS Number

1068-55-9

Formula

C3-H7-Cl-Mg

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Magnesium, chloro(1-methylethyl)-; [ChemIDplus] Isopropylmagnesium chloride; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN3399

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

1 Molar solution in tetrahydrofuran: Liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

1 molar solution in tetrahydrofuran (CAS# 96-47-9): May form explosive peroxides; Reacts violently with water evolving extremely flammable gases; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Methylmagnesium chloride."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Organometallic substance, liquid, water-reactive, flammable."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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