Agent Name

Chlorocyclohexane

Alternative Name

Cyclohexyl chloride

CAS Number

542-18-7

Formula

C6-H11-Cl

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Cyclohexyl chloride; Monochlorocyclohexane; Cyclohexane, chloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Halogenated Cyclic Hydrocarbons

Description

Colorless liquid with suffocating odor; [Merck Index] Colorless liquid with unpleasant odor; [MSDSonline]

Comments

In lethal-dose inhalation studies, causes excitement, spasticity, and dyspnea; [RTECS] Alicyclic hydrocarbons act like aliphatic hydrocarbons causing CNS depression; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 40,000 mg/m3/2h

Explanatory Notes

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

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