Agent Name

Chlorodiphenylmethane

CAS Number

90-99-3

Formula

C13-H11-Cl

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1'-(Chloromethylene)bisbenzene; Benzene, 1,1'-(chloromethylene)bis-; Benzhydryl chloride; Diphenylchloromethane; Diphenylmethyl chloride; alpha-Chloroditan; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Polyaromatics

Description

Solid; mp = 20.5 deg C; [HSDB] Liquid; mp = 17-20 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Comments

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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