Agent Name

1-Chloro-1-propene

CAS Number

590-21-6

Formula

C3-H5-Cl

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Chloropropene; 1-Chloropropylene; 1-Propene, 1-chloro-; Propene, 1-chloro-; Propenyl chloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless liquid with a disagreeable odor; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate for 1,3-Dichloropropene; Formed as byproduct in the production of allyl chloride; [HSDB]

Comments

Inhalation of low concentrations caused anesthetic effects in mice; Caused increase in stomach tumor frequency when administered to mice by gavage; [HSDB] Tumorigenic; Causes liver changes with TCLo = 168 gm/m3/30M; [RTECS] May polymerize; [CAMEO]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

507 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 32,000 ppm/4h

Explanatory Notes

Flash point > -6 deg C; [HSDB]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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