Agent Name

Diethylcarbamoyl chloride

CAS Number

88-10-8

Formula

C5-H10-Cl-N-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Carbamic chloride, diethyl-; Carbamidoyl chloride, diethyl-; Carbamoyl chloride, diethyl-; Diethylamid kyseliny chlormravenci [Czech]; Diethylcarbamic chloride; Diethylcarbamyl chloride; Diethylchloroformamide; N,N-Diethylcarbamoyl chloride; N,N-Diethylchloroformamide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Liquid; [HSDB] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate in the synthesis of herbicides; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; Harmful by ingestion and inhalation; [eChemPortal: ESIS] Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 750 mg/kg; [HSDB] Reacts violently with water; An irritant; [MSDSonline] Could be carcinogenic for man but not conclusive because of insufficient data; [MAK] See "Dimethyl carbamoyl chloride."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.72 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 159 ppm/7h

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 163 - 172 deg C; [HSDB]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

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