Agent Name

Chlorotriphenylmethane

CAS Number

76-83-5

Formula

C19-H15-Cl

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzene, 1,1',1''-(chloromethylidyne)tris-; Triphenylchloromethane; Triphenylmethyl chloride; Trityl chloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Polyaromatics

Description

Solid; [HSDB] Off-white powder with a pungent odor; Hydrolyzed with water; [MSDSonline]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.87E-6 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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