Agent Name

1-Naphthoyl chloride

CAS Number

879-18-5

Formula

C11-H7-Cl-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

1-(Chlorocarbonyl)naphthalene; 1-Naphthoic acid chloride; alpha-Naphthoyl chloride; 1-Naphthalenecarbonyl chloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Low melting solid or liquid; mp = 26 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Comments

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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