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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Formic acid, chloro-, benzyl ester

RTECS #

LQ5860000

CAS #

501-53-1

Updated

February 2006

Molecular Weight

170.60

Molecular Formula

C8H7ClO2

Synonyms

Benzyl chlorocarbonate
Benzyl chloroformate
Benzylcarbonyl chloride
Benzyloxycarbonyl chloride
BZCF
Carbobenzoxy chloride
Carbobenzyloxy chloride
Chloroformic acid benzyl ester

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 590 mg/m3/4HNTIS** OTS0539682
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 3 gm/kgNTIS** OTS0539682

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAshort term exposure limit 0.5 mg/m3, Skin, JUN2003

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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