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Dimethyl carbamoyl chloride

Synonyms & Trade Names
Chloroformic acid dimethylamide; Dimethylcarbamic chloride; N,N-Dimethylcarbamoyl chloride; DMCC
CAS No.
79-44-7
RTECS No.
FD4200000
DOT ID & Guide
2262 156
Formula
(CH3)2NCOCl
Conversion
IDLH
Ca [N.D.]
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: Ca See Appendix A
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Clear, colorless liquid.
MW:
107.6
BP:
329°F
FRZ:
-27°F
Sol:
Reacts
VP:
?
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
1.17
Fl.P:
155°F
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
Class IIIA Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 140°F and below 200°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Acids, water [Note: Rapidly hydrolyzes in water to dimethylamine, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen chloride.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, nose, throat, respiratory system; eye, skin burns; cough, wheezing, larnygitis, dyspnea (breathing difficulty); headache, nausea, vomiting; liver injury; [potential occupational carcinogen]
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, liver
Cancer Site
[in animals: nasal cancer]
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

NIOSH

At concentrations above the NIOSH REL, or where there is no REL, at any detectable concentration:
(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
 
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