Agent Name

p-Anisoyl chloride

Alternative Name

4-Methoxybenzoyl chloride

CAS Number

100-07-2

Formula

C8-H7-Cl-O2

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

4-Methoxybenzoyl chloride; 4-Anisoyl chloride; 4-Methoxybenzoic acid chloride; Benzoic acid, 4-methoxy-, chloride; Benzoyl chloride, 4-methoxy-; Benzoyl chloride, p-methoxy-; p-Methoxybenzoic acid chloride; p-Methoxybenzoyl chloride; [ChemIDplus] UN1729

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Clear solid or amber liquid; [Hawley] Liquid or low melting solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as intermediate for dyes and medicines; [Hawley]

Comments

Decomposed by water; Corrosive to tissue; Explosion risk from Sealed containers due to pressure from decomposition at room temperature; [Hawley] May cause serious burns to eyes; Releases hydrochloric acid by hydrolysis; Emergency treatment: acids; [HSDB] Reacts with moisture forming hydrochloric acid; [CAMEO] 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

0.01 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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