Agent Name

2-Chloro-N-phenylacetamide

CAS Number

587-65-5

Formula

C8-H8-Cl-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Chloroacetanilide; Acetamide, 2-chloro-N-phenyl-; Acetanilide, 2-chloro-; Chloroacetanilide; N-Phenyl-2-chloroacetamide; N-Phenylchloroacetamide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Light beige solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Not commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.33E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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