Agent Name

4'-Chloroacetyl(acetanilide)

CAS Number

140-49-8

Formula

C10-H10-Cl-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Acetamido-4-chloroacetylbenzene; 1-Acetylamino-4-chloroacetylbenzene; 4'-(Chloroacetyl)acetanilide; Acetamide, N-(4-(chloroacetyl)phenyl)-; Acetanilide, 4'-(chloroacetyl)-; N-(4-(Chloroacetyl)phenyl)acetamide; p-(Acetylamino)phenacyl chloride; p-Acetamidophenacyl chloride; Acetamide, N-(4-(2-chloroacetyl)phenyl)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Yellow-orange or brown odorless solid; [CAMEO] Beige powder; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate for C.I. solubilised vat yellow 8; [HSDB]

Comments

May induce methemoglobinemia; [CAMEO] No evidence of carcinogenicity in rats or mice; [NTP] An irritant; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 110 deg C; VP <0.011 mm Hg at 68.0 F; [CAMEO]

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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