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Chloroacetyl chloride

Synonyms & Trade Names
Chloroacetic acid chloride, Chloroacetic chloride, Monochloroacetyl chloride
CAS No.
79-04-9
RTECS No.
AO6475000
DOT ID & Guide
1752 156
Formula
ClCH2COCl
Conversion
1 ppm = 4.62 mg/m3
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 0.05 ppm (0.2 mg/m3)
OSHA PEL
none See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless to yellowish liquid with a strong, pungent odor.
Molecular Weight
112.9
Boiling Point
223°F
Freezing Point
-7°F
Solubility
Decomposes
Vapor Pressure
19 mmHg
Ionization Potential
10.30 eV
Specific Gravity
1.42
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
NA
Noncombustible Liquid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Water, alcohols, bases, metals (corrosive), amines [Note: Decomposes in water to form chloroacetic acid & hydrogen chloride gas.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, respiratory system; eye, skin burns; cough, wheezing, dyspnea (breathing difficulty); lacrimation (discharge of tears)
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:Prevent skin contact
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:When contaminated
Remove:When wet or contaminated
Change:No recommendation
Provide:Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Water flush immediately
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
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