Agent Name

1,1,1-Trichloro-3,4-epoxybutane

CAS Number

3083-25-8

Formula

C4-H5-Cl3-O

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,2-Epoxy-4,4,4-trichlorobutane; 4,4,4-Trichloro-1,2-butylene oxide; 4,4,4-Trichloro-1,2-epoxybutane; Butane, 1,1,1-trichloro-3,4-epoxy-; Butane, 1,2-epoxy-4,4,4-trichloro-; Oxirane, (2,2,2-trichloroethyl)-; Trichlorobutylene oxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Epoxides

Description

Yellow liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent and to make polymers and flame retardant resins; [HSDB]

Comments

Causes dyspnea and convulsions in lethal-dose inhalation studies of rats; A mutagen and severe skin irritant; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: "irritants"; [HSDB] A skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant; [CAMEO]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 200,000 mg/m3/1h

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

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