Agent Name

2-Chloro-2-oxoethyl acetate

CAS Number

13831-31-7

Formula

C4-H5-Cl-O3

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Acetoxyacetyl chloride; [Quick CPC] UN3265

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Corrosive liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Corrosive to skin; [Quick CPC] Reacts violently with water; A lachrymator that can cause skin burns; Inhalation of high concentrations can produce acute pneumonitis; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

ERG Guide is for "Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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