Agent Name

2,3,4-Trichloro-1-butene

CAS Number

2431-50-7

Formula

C4-H5-Cl3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Butene, 2,3,4-trichloro-; 2,3,4-Trichlorobutene-1; [ChemIDplus] UN2322

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless liquid; [CHEMINFO]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate for the synthesis of chloroprene; [eChemPortal: SIDSUNEP]

Comments

Danger of cutaneous absorption; MAC-2 (considered to be carcinogenic for man because sufficient data from long-term animal studies or limited evidence from animal studies substantiated by evidence from epidemiological studies indicate that it can make a significant contribution to cancer risk); [MAK] A skin and eye irritant; [CHEMINFO] Vapor can cause lacrimation; Prolonged skin exposure may cause burns to skin; [eChemPortal: SIDSUNEP] A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; "The substance may have effects on the respiratory tract, resulting in tissue lesions." [ICSC]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.88 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 90 ppm/4h

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 63 deg C; [CHEMINFO] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Trichlorobutene."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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