Agent Name

Diethylene glycol, bischloroformate

CAS Number

106-75-2

Formula

C6-H8-Cl2-O5

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,5-Bis((chlorocarbonyl)oxy)-3-oxapentane; Carbonochloridic acid, oxydi-2,1-ethanediyl ester; Diethylene glycol chloroformate; Diglycol chlorformate; Diglycol chloroformate; Formic acid, chloro-, diester with diethylene glycol (6CI); Formic acid, chloro-, oxydiethylene ester; Oxydiethylene bis(chloroformate); Oxydiethylene chloroformate; Oxydiethylenebis(chloroformate); [ChemIDplus] DECF; [MSDSonline] UN3082

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

Liquid; [HSDB] Clear yellow viscous liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make nonvolatile plasticizers and as a modifying agent; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin irritant; May cause serious eye injury; [eChemPortal: ESIS] An irritant; May cause serious eye injury (small exposure could cause blindness); [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 169 ppm/1h

Explanatory Notes

VP = 5 mm Hg at 127 deg C; [HSDB] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Environmentally hazardous substances, liquid, n.o.s."

Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

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