Agent Name

1-Chlorooctane

CAS Number

111-85-3

Formula

C8-H17-Cl

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Octyl chloride; Capryl chloride; Octane, 1-chloro-; Octyl chloride; n-Octyl chloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Saturated

Description

Colorless liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used to make organometallics, as an alkylating agent in organic synthesis, and as a stabilizer for dibutylmagnesium; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency medical treatment: see Hydrocarbons; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.95 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 70 deg C; [HSDB]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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