Agent Name

Acrylyl chloride

CAS Number

814-68-6

Formula

C3-H3-Cl-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

2-Propenoyl chloride; Acrylic acid chloride; Acryloyl chloride; Chlorid kyseliny akrylove [Czech]; Propenoyl chloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Liquid; [HSDB] Clear, slightly yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a monomer and intermediate; [HSDB] Used to make plastics; [CAMEO]

Comments

Produces acrylic acid when contacts water; [HSDB] Reacts violently with water and light; A lachrymator; 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
Vapor Pressure

93 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mice) = 92 mg/m3/2h

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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