Agent Name

Oxalyl bromide

CAS Number

15219-34-8

Formula

C2-Br2-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Ethanedioyl bromide; Ethanedioyl dibromide; [ChemIDplus] UN2922

Category

Halogenated Ketones

Description

Clear dark yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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