Agent Name

4-(Acetylamino)benzenesulfonyl chloride

Alternative Name

N-Acetylsulfanilyl chloride

CAS Number

121-60-8

Formula

C8-H8-Cl-N-O3-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

N-Acetylsulfanilyl chloride; 4-Acetamidobenzenesulfonyl chloride; 4-Acetamidophenylsulfonyl chloride; 4-Chlorosulfonylacetanilide; ASC; Acetanilide-p-sulfonyl chloride; Acetylsulfanilyl chloride; Benzenesulfonic acid, 4-acetamido-, chloride; Benzenesulfonyl chloride, 4-(acetylamino)-; Dagenan chloride; N(sup 4)-Acetylsulfanilyl chloride; N4-Acetylsulfanilyl chloride; Sulfanilyl chloride, N-acetyl-; p-(Chlorosulfonyl)acetanilide; p-Acetamidobenzenesulfonyl chloride; p-Acetamidophenylsulfonyl chloride; p-Acetaminobenzenesulfonyl chloride; p-Acetylaminobenzenesulfochloride; p-Acetylaminobenzenesulfonyl chloride; [ChemIDplus] UN3096

Category

Aminobenzenesulfonic Acids

Description

Light tan solid; [Merck Index] Off-white powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate in the preparation of sulfanilamide and its derivatives; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant; [Merck Index] Causes weakness and ataxia in lethal dose studies; [RTECS] Reacts with water; A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis; Exposure may cause convulsions; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, water-reactive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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