Agent Name

1,2-Dichloroethyl acetate

CAS Number

10140-87-1

Formula

C4-H6-Cl2-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2-Dichlorethylester kyseliny octove [Czech]; Ethanol,1,2-dichloro-, acetate; 1,2-Dichloroethylester kyseliny octove [Czech]; Acetic acid 1,2-dichloroethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Esters

Description

Water-white liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used for organic synthesis; [HSDB]

Comments

An eye and respiratory tract irritant; Can cause vesiculation of skin and acute pneumonitis; Phosgene is a thermal decomposition product; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 16 ppm/4h

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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