Agent Name

Pentanedioyl dichloride

CAS Number

2873-74-7

Formula

C5-H6-Cl2-O2

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

1,3-Bis(chlorocarbonyl)propane; Glutaric acid dichloride; Glutaroyl chloride; Glutaroyl dichloride; Glutaryl chloride; Glutaryl dichloride; [ChemIDplus] UN2922

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence and respiratory depression in oral lethal-dose studies of rats (LD50 = 190 uL/kg); [RTECS] Reacts violently with water; Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar 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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