Agent Name

tert-Butylmagnesium chloride

CAS Number

677-22-5

Formula

C4-H9-Cl-Mg

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

UN3399

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

30-60% Solution in diethyl ether: Liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

30-60% Solution in diethyl ether (CAS# 60-29-7): Reacts violently with water evolving flammable gases; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Methylmagnesium chloride," "Chloro(1-methylethyl)magnesium," and "Chloropropylmagnesium."

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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