Agent Name

trans-Crotonyl chloride

CAS Number

625-35-4

Formula

C4-H5-Cl-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

2-Butenoyl chloride, (E)-; Crotonoyl chloride (E)-; [ChemIDplus] UN2920

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Pale yellow liquid with an acrid odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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