Agent Name

Ethoxyacetic acid

CAS Number

627-03-2

Formula

C4-H8-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Ethoxyacetic acid; Ethoxy acetic acid; Acetic acid, 2-ethoxy-; Acetic acid, ethoxy-; [ChemIDplus] UN3265

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

Liquid; [CAMEO]

Comments

Corrosive to skin and eyes; [eChemPortal: ERMA] A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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