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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Acetyl chloride

RTECS #

AO6390000

CAS #

75-36-5

Updated

September 199

Molecular Weight

78.50

Molecular Formula

C2H3ClO

Synonyms

Acetic acid, chloride
Acetic chloride
Ethanoyl chloride
RCRA waste number U006

Mutation Data and Reference

System TestRoute/Organism/TissueDoseReference
gene conversion and mitotic recombinationoral/Drosophila melanogaster62500 µmol/LCRNGDP 17,1083,1996

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/human lowest published toxic concentration: 2 ppm/1MOlfaction: Other olfaction effects

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes
TGNCDL 2,28,1961
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 910 mg/kgPeripheral Nerve and Sensation: Spastic paralysis with/without sensory change

Behavioral: Excitement

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes
GTPZAB 32(3),48,1988

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 81687; Number of Industries 3; Total Number of Facilities 40; Number of Occupations 5; Total Number of Employees Exposed 2534; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 575
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 81687; Number of Industries 4; Total Number of Facilities 96; Number of Occupations 7; Total Number of Employees Exposed 931

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
On EPA IRIS database
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