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Allyl chloride

Synonyms & Trade Names
3-Chloropropene, 1-Chloro-2-propene, 3-Chloropropylene
CAS No.
107-05-1
RTECS No.
UC7350000
DOT ID & Guide
1100 131
Formula
CH2=CHCH2Cl
Conversion
1 ppm = 3.13 mg/m3
IDLH
250 ppm
See: 107051
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 1 ppm (3 mg/m3) ST 2 ppm (6 mg/m3)
OSHA PEL
: TWA 1 ppm (3 mg/m3)
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 1000;
OSHA 7
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless, brown, yellow, or purple liquid with a pungent, unpleasant odor.
MW:
76.5
BP:
113°F
MLT: -210°F
Sol:
0.4%
VP:
295 mmHg
IP:
10.05 eV
Sp.Gr:
0.94
Fl.P:
-25°F
UEL:
11.1%
LEL:
2.9%
Class IB Flammable Liquid: Fl.P. below 73°F and BP at or above 100°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers, acids, amines, iron & aluminum chlorides, magnesium, zinc
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, nose, mucous membrane; pulmonary edema; in animals: liver, kidney injury
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, liver, kidneys
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet (flammable)
Change: No recommendation
Provide: Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH/OSHA

Up to 25 ppm:
(APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode*

Up to 50 ppm:
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece

Up to 250 ppm:
(APF = 2000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode

Emergency or planned entry into unknown concentrations or IDLH conditions:
(APF = 10,000) Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode
(APF = 10,000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained positive-pressure breathing apparatus

Escape:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0010   See MEDICAL TESTS: 0010
 
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