Agent Name

2-Chloroethyl vinyl ether

CAS Number

110-75-8

Formula

C4-H7-Cl-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(2-Chloroethoxy)ethene; 2-Chlorethyl vinyl ether; 2-Vinyloxyethyl chloride; Ethene, 2-chloroethoxy-; Ether, 2-chlorethyl vinyl; Vinyl 2-chloroethyl ether; Vinyl beta-chloroethyl ether; beta-Chloroethyl vinyl ether; Ethene, (2-chloroethoxy)-; [ChemIDplus] UN1992

Category

Halogenated Ethers

Description

Colorless liquid; [HSDB] Clear yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make anesthetics, sedatives, cellulose ethers and esters, polymers, copolymers, and acrylic elastomers; Also used as a plant regulator; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause eye irritation; [HSDB] May polymerize; Readily forms unstable peroxides in air that may be pyrophoric; [CAMEO] An irritant; Targets kidneys and eyes; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

26.8 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 250 ppm/4h

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable liquid, toxic, n.o.s."

Flammability (NFPA)

3: May ignite at ambient temperature

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