Agent Name

Chloramine-T

CAS Number

127-65-1

Formula

C7-H8-Cl-N-O2-S.Na

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

(N-Chloro-p-toluenesulfonamido)sodium; Acti-chlore; Aktivin; Anexol; Aseptoclean; Benzenesulfonamide, N-chloro-4-methyl-, sodium salt; Berkendyl; Chloralone; Chloramin Dr. Fahlberg; Chloramin Heyden; Chloramine T; Chlorasan; Chloraseptine; Chlorazan; Chlorazene; Chlorazone; Chlorina Aktivin; Chlorosol; Chlorozone; Chlorseptol; Cloramine T; Clorina; Clorosan; Desinfect; Euclorina; Gansil; Gyneclorina; Halamid; Heliogen; Kloramin; Kloramine-T; Mannolite; Mianine; Monochloramine T; Multichlor; N-Chloro-4-methylbenzenesulfonamide sodium salt; N-Chloro-4-methylbenzylsulfonamide sodium salt; N-Chloro-p-toluenesulfonamide sodium; N-Chlorotoluenesulfonamide sodium salt; Sodium N-chloro-p-toluenesulfonamide; Sodium chloramine T; Sodium derivative of N-chloro-p-toluenesulfonamide; trihydrate; Sodium p-toluenesulfonchloramide; Sodium p-toluenesulfonylchloramide; Sodium tosylchloramide; Tampules; Tochlorine; Tolamine; Tosilcloramida sodica [INN-Spanish]; Tosylchloramid-natrium; Tosylchloramide sodique [INN-French]; Tosylchloramide sodium; Tosylchloramidum natricum [INN-Latin]; p-Toluenesulfonamide, N-chloro-, sodium salt; [ChemIDplus] UN1759

Category

Biocides/Disinfectants

Description

White or slightly yellow crystals or crystalline powder; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Occupational asthma reported in janitors, brewery workers, and chemical workers; [Malo] Allergic contact dermatitis in housekeeping workers; [Marks]

Comments

"Decomposes slowly in air, liberating chlorine. (Not to be confused with NH2Cl, which is also termed chloramine.)" [Hawley] A severe skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; A skin sensitizer; May cause asthma; [ICSC] Causes immune contact urticaria; [Kanerva, p. 219] See "Chloramine-B"

Exposure Assessment
Reference Link

ICSC: Chloramine-T

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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