Agent Name

n-Butyl chloroacetate

CAS Number

590-02-3

Formula

C6-H11-Cl-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Acetic acid, chloro-, butyl ester; Butyl chloroacetate; n-Butyl-chloroacetate; [ChemIDplus] Butyl 2-chloroacetate; [MSDSonline] UN3265

Category

Chloroacetic Acid Derivatives

Description

Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

A 6-hour exposure to 2.8 gm/m3 was practically nontoxic for 6 rats; [HSDB] A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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