Agent Name

1,2-Dichlorobutane

CAS Number

616-21-7

Formula

C4-H8-Cl2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Butane, 1,2-dichloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Saturated

Description

Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; Exposure to high vapor concentrations can cause CNS depression, cardiac dysrhythmias, and liver injury; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

20.9 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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