Agent Name

3,4-Dichloro-1-butene

CAS Number

760-23-6

Formula

C4-H6-Cl2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2-Dichloro-3-butene; 1,2-Dichloro-3-butene (racemic mixture); 1-Butene, 3,4-dichloro-; 3,4-Dichlorobutene-1 (racemic mixture); [ChemIDplus] UN2920

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Chemical intermediate; [HSDB]

Comments

Causes delayed lacrimation; Causes burns to eyes and skin; [HSDB] May cause chemical pneumonitis after inhalation of high concentrations; Lachrymator; Causes burns; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

21.9 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 2,100 ppm/4h

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 45 deg C; [HSDB]

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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