2-Chloro-5-chloromethylpyridine

  • 2-Chloropyridin-5-ylmethyl chloride
  • 2-Chloro-5-(chloromethyl)pyridine
  • 5-(Chloromethyl)-2-chloropyridine
  • 3-(Chloromethyl)-6-chloropyridine
  • 6-Chloro-3-(chloromethyl)pyridine
Formula
C6H5Cl2N
Structure
Description
Liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
70258-18-3
R 22 34 43
S 26 28 36/37/39 45
UN (DOT)
2923
Beilstein/Gmelin
1635690

Properties.
Formula
C6H5Cl2N
Formula mass
162.01
Melting point, °C
37
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
0.86

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Corrosives area.
Handling
Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
>110
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Causes gastrointestinal tract burns.
   Inhalation
Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract.
   Skin
Causes skin burns.
   Eyes
Causes eye burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
2923
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