Agent Name

1,4-Dichloro-cis-2-butene

CAS Number

1476-11-5

Formula

C4-H6-Cl2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Butene, 1,4-dichloro-, (Z)-; 2-Butene, 1,4-dichloro-, cis-; cis-1,4-Dichloro-2-butene; [ChemIDplus] UN2920

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Intermediate for the production of other chemicals; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; A lachrymator; May cause kidney, liver, and heart injury; [HSDB] Very toxic by inhalation and toxic by skin contact and ingestion; Causes burns; Inhalation may produce pneumonintis and pulmonary edema; [MSDSonline] See "1,4-Dichloro-2-butene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.09 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

ACGIH Carcinogen

Suspected Human

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