2,4,6-Trichloroanisole

  • 2,4,6-Trichloro-1-methoxybenzene
  • 1,3,5-Trichloro-2-methoxybenzene
  • Tyrene
  • NSC 35142
Formula
C7H5Cl3O
Structure
Uses
Formerly as a dye assistant for polyester fibers.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
87-40-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
201-743-5
UN (DOT)
2811
Merck
13,9702
Beilstein/Gmelin
2329219
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-01005

Properties.
Formula
C7H5Cl3O
Formula mass
211.47
Melting point, °C
60 - 61
Boiling point, °C
235 - 238
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.044 (25 C)
Density
1.64 g/cm3
Solubility in water
13 mg/L (25 C)
Heat of vaporization
46.4 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed.
Protection
Protective gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Wear dust mask.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Hydrogen chloride gas.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
100
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Fire potential
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
0
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May be harmful if inhaled. Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.
UN number
2811
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
III