Agent Name

4-Chlorobenzotrichloride

CAS Number

5216-25-1

Formula

C7-H4-Cl4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

alpha,alpha,alpha-Trichloro-4-chlorotoluene; 1-Chloro-4-(trichloromethyl)benzene; alpha,alpha,alpha,4-Tetrachlorotoluene; p,alpha,alpha,alpha-Tetrachlorotoluene; p-Chlorobenzotrichloride; p-Chlorophenyltrichloromethane; p-Trichloromethylchlorobenzene; Benzene, 1-chloro-4-(trichloromethyl)-; Toluene, alpha,alpha,alpha,p-tetrachloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN3265

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

Colorless to yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Intermediate for pharmaceuticals, dyes, and other organic chemicals; [Hawley]

Comments

Lachrymator; [CAMEO] A skin and respiratory tract irritant; [ESIS] An irritant; Harmful if skin contact or ingested; May cause chemical pneumonitis after inhalation of high concentrations; May cause cancer based on animal evidence; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.03 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 125 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

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