Agent Name

Vinyl chloroformate

CAS Number

5130-24-5

Formula

C3-H3-Cl-O2

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Chloroformic acid vinyl ester; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN2742

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Allyl chloroformate."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

45.5 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Chloroformates, toxic, corrosive, flammable, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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