Agent Name

2',3',4'-Trichloroacetophenone

CAS Number

13608-87-2

Formula

C8-H5-Cl3-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2',3',4'-Trichloroacetophenone; [ChemIDplus] UN1759

Category

Aromatic Ketones, Halogenated

Description

Dark gold-colored solid; [CAMEO] Melting point = 60-64 deg C; Insoluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Comments

A corrosive substance that can cause severe injury to the skin, eyes, mucous membranes and respiratory tract; A lachrymator; May cause chemical pneumonitis after inhalation of high concentrations; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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