Agent Name

beta-Chloroethyl methyl ether

CAS Number

627-42-9

Formula

C3-H7-Cl-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Chloro-2-methoxyethane; 2-Chloroethyl methyl ether; 2-Methoxyethyl chloride; Ethane, 1-chloro-2-methoxy; Ether, 2-chloroethyl methyl; [ChemIDplus] UN3271

Category

Halogenated Ethers

Description

Liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Nearest congener that has been studied is dichloroethyl ether; [HSDB] An irritant; Harmful by inhalation and ingestion; [MSDSonline] See "Dichloroethyl ether."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Ethers, n.o.s."

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