Agent Name

2,3,6-Trichlorobenzaldehyde

CAS Number

4659-47-6

Formula

C7-H3-Cl3-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzaldehyde, 2,3,6-trichloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN3261

Category

Benzaldehydes

Description

Solid; [HSDB]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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