Agent Name

m-Chloroacetanilide

CAS Number

588-07-8

Formula

C8-H8-Cl-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

3-Chloroacetanilide; Acetamide, N-(3-chlorophenyl)-; Acetanilide, 3'-chloro-; Acetic acid, amide, N-(3-chlorophenyl)-; N-(3-Chlorophenyl)acetamide; meta-Chloroacetanilide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Solid; [HSDB] Off-white or beige granules; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make pharmaceuticals; [HSDB]

Comments

Causes decreased body temperature in intraperitoneal lethal-dose study of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Acetanilide." See "p-Chloroacetanilide."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

9.63E-5 mm Hg

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