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Benzoyl chloride

RTECS #: DM6600000

CAS #: 98-88-4


UPDATE: February 2009 MW: 140.57 MF: C7H5ClO


NOTE:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. SYNONYMS:
  2. MUTATION DATA:
  3. TUMORIGENIC DATA:
  4. ACUTE TOXICITY DATA:
  5. REVIEWS:
  6. STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:
  7. NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:
  8. STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:
  9. REFERENCES:

SYNONYMS:

  1. Benzaldehyde, alpha - chloro -
  2. Benzenecarbonyl chloride
  3. Benzoic acid, chloride
  1. Benzoyl chloride (ACGIH)
  2. alpha - Chlorobenzaldehyde


SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


MUTATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

SYSTEM TEST ROUTE/
ORGANISM/
TISSUE
DOSE REFERENCE
mutation in microorganisms Salmonella typhimurium 1 Ámol/plate (+enzymatic activation step) MUREAV 58,11,1978
mutation in microorganisms Salmonella typhimurium 5 mg/plate (-enzymatic activation step) TSCAT* FYI-OTS-1180-0107
mutation in microorganisms Saccharomyes cerevisiae 304 mg/L/16 hour MUTAEX 20,105,2004


REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


TUMORIGENIC DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
skin
mouse
lowest published toxic dose: 9,200 mg/kg/50 week- intermittent Tumorigenic: Equivocal tumorigenic agent by RTECS criteria

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Tumors

Skin and Appendages: Tumors
GANNA2 72,655,1981
skin
mouse
toxic dose : 17,600 mg/kg/42 week- intermittent Tumorigenic: Equivocal tumorigenic agent by RTECS criteria

Skin and Appendages: Tumors
GANNA2 72,655,1981
skin
mouse
toxic dose : 35,200 mg/kg/42 week- intermittent Tumorigenic: Equivocal tumorigenic agent by RTECS criteria

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Tumors
GANNA2 72,655,1981


ACUTE TOXICITY DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
inhalation
human
lowest published toxic concentration: 2 ppm/1 minute Olfaction: Other olfaction effects

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes
TGNCDL 2,31,1961
inhalation
rat
lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 1,870 mg/m3/2 hour N/R 85GMAT -,25,1982
oral
rat
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1,900 mg/kg N/R TSCAT* FYI-OTS-1180-0107


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value ceiling concentration 0.5 ppm DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value Not classifiable as human carcinogen DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Cancer Review Human Limited Evidence IMEMDT 71,453,1999
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Cancer Review Animal Inadequate Evidence IMEMDT 29,83,1982
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Cancer Review Animal Inadequate Evidence IMEMDT 71,453,1999
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Cancer Review Human Inadequate Evidence IMEMDT 29,83,1982
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Cancer Review Group 3 IMSUDL 7,56,1987


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM short term exposure limit 0.5 ppm (2.8 mg/m3), MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - DENMARK ceiling concentration 0.5 ppm (2.8 mg/m3), OCT 2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - HUNGARY time-weighted average 2.8 mg/m3, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit - RUSSIA short term exposure limit 5 mg/m3, JUN2003


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974 National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974: Hazard Code: 81724;
Number of Industries 5;
Total Number of Facilities 117;
Number of Occupations 6;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 1,008
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: 81724;
Number of Industries 5;
Total Number of Facilities 148;
Number of Occupations 30;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 6,871;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 2,826


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA GENETOX PROGRAM 1988, Inconclusive: B subtilis rec assay
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA 8(a) PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT INFORMATION, FINAL RULE FEREAC 47,26992,82
Used as a chemical intermediate
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

85GMAT "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982
DTLVS* The Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) booklet issues by American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), Cincinnati, OH, 1996
FEREAC Federal Register. (U.S. Government Printing Office, Supt. of Documents, Washington, DC 20402) V.1- 1936-
GANNA2 Gann. Japanese Journal of Cancer Research. (Tokyo, Japan) V.1-75, 1907-84. For publisher information, see JJCREP.
IMEMDT IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risk of Chemicals to Man. (WHO Publications Centre USA, 49 Sheridan Ave., Albany, NY 12210) V.1- 1972-
IMSUDL IARC Monographs, Supplement. (WHO Publications Centre USA, 49 Sheridan Ave., Albany, NY 12210) No.1- 1979-
MUREAV Mutation Research. (Elsevier Science Pub. B.V., POB 211, 1000 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands) V.1- 1964-
MUTAEX Mutagenesis. (Oxford Univ. Press, Pinkhill House, Southfield Road, Eynsham, Oxford OX8 1JJ, UK) V.1- 1986-
TGNCDL "Handbook of Organic Industrial Solvents," 2nd ed., Chicago, National Assoc. of Mutual Casualty Companies, 1961
TSCAT* Office of Toxic Substances Report. (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Toxic Substances, 401 M St., SW, Washington, DC 20460)

Used as a chemical intermediate

RTECS Compound Description:
   Tumorigen
   Mutagen
   Human Data

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