Agent Name

1,4-Dichloro-trans-2-butene

CAS Number

110-57-6

Formula

C4-H6-Cl2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Butene, 1,4-dichloro-, (E)-; 2-Butene, 1,4-dichloro-, trans-; trans-1,4-Dichloro-2-butene; trans-1,4-Dichlorobutene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless liquid; [HSDB] Faintly yellow clear liquid; May decompose on exposure to light, air, or moisture; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to produce pesticides and other chemicals; Also used as a nematocide; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; A lachrymator; [HSDB] A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema; A lachrymator; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.43 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 86 ppm/4h

Explanatory Notes

Flash Point = 53 deg C; [HSDB] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic by inhalation liquid, corrosive, n.o.s. (Inhalation Hazard Zone B)."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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