Agent Name

1-Chloronaphthalene

CAS Number

90-13-1

Formula

C10-H7-Cl

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Chlornaftalen [Czech]; 1-Naphthyl chloride; Naphthalene, 1-chloro-; alpha-Chlornaphthalene; alpha-Chloronaphthalene; alpha-Naphthyl chloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halowaxes

Description

Colorless to amber oily liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as an immersion liquid in the microscopic determination of the refractive index of crystals; Has also been used to make plasticizers and as a solvent for oils, fats, and DDT; Chlorinated naphthalenes have not been manufactured in the US since 1977; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant; May cause chloracne after prolonged contact; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "CHLORINATED NAPHTHALENES."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.02 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 121 deg C; [HSDB]

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