Agent Name

Crotonic anhydride

CAS Number

623-68-7

Formula

C8-H10-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Butenoic acid, anhydride; Anhydrid kyseliny krotonove [Czech]; Crotonic acid anhydride; [ChemIDplus] UN3265

Category

Acid Anhydrides, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used in the production of organic chemicals; [HSDB]

Comments

Liquid causes severe skin and eye burns; A lachrymator; Vapor may cause bronchial and lung injury; [HSDB] Corrosive; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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