Agent Name

4-Chlorobutyryl chloride

CAS Number

4635-59-0

Formula

C4-H6-Cl2-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

4-Chlorobutanoic acid chloride; 4-Chlorobutanoyl chloride; 4-Chlorobutyric acid chloride; 4-Chlorobutyroyl chloride; Butyryl chloride, 4-chloro-; gamma-Chlorobutyroyl chloride; gamma-Chlorobutyryl chloride; [ChemIDplus] UN2927

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Light gold liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.32 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 650 mg/m3/4h

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic liquid, corrosive, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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