Agent Name

Ethanesulfonylchloride, 2-chloro-

CAS Number

1622-32-8

Formula

C2-H4-Cl2-O2-S

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

2-Chloroethane sulfochloride; 2-Chloroethanesulfonyl chloride; 2-Chloroethylsulfonyl chloride; Ethanesulfonyl chloride, 2-chloro-; beta-Chloroethanesulfonyl chloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Liquid; [CAMEO] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Reacts with water evolving hydrogen chloride; [CAMEO] Reacts violently with water; A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis; Effects in high-dose animal studies include abnormal liver function tests; [MSDSonline] See "Ethanesulfonyl chloride."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 420 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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