Agent Name

o-Chlorostyrene

CAS Number

2039-87-4

Formula

C8-H7-Cl

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-Chlorostyrene; ortho-Chlorostyrene; 1-Chloro-2-ethenylbenzene; [NIOSH] UN1993

Category

Styrenes

Description

Colorless liquid; [NIOSH]

Sources/Uses

Used to produce polymers and other organic chemicals; [ACGIH]

Comments

Potential adverse effects are similar to those from exposure to styrene; Mild changes in liver and kidney histopathology in chronic animal experiments; [ACGIH]

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Insufficient data

TLV (ACGIH)

50 ppm

STEL (ACGIH)

75 ppm

Vapor Pressure

0.96 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 58 deg C;

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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