Agent Name

2,3,5,6-Tetrachloroterephthaloyl chloride

CAS Number

719-32-4

Formula

C8-Cl6-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,4-Benzenedicarbonyl dichloride, 2,3,5,6-tetrachloro-; Perchloroterephthaloyl chloride; Terephthaloyl chloride, tetrachloro-; Tetrachloroterephthalic dichloride; Tetrachloroterephthaloyl chloride; Tetrachloroterephthaloyl dichloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

Solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Produced as an intermediate in the manufacture of the herbicide Dimethyl tetrachloroterephthalate (DCPA); [HSDB]

Comments

A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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