2,6-Dichlorobenzylchloride

  • alpha,2,6-Trichlorotoluene
Formula
C7H5Cl3
Structure
Description
White solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2014-83-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
217-940-4
R 34 36/37
S 26 36/37/39 45
UN (DOT)
3261
Beilstein/Gmelin
4230721
Beilstein Reference
5-21-07-00211
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H5Cl3
Formula mass
195.47
Melting point, °C
49 - 50
Boiling point, °C
248
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.04 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.69
Heat of vaporization
46.6 kJ/mol

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
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. 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
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Do not get water inside containers.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Bases, amines, oxidizing agents, alcohols. Corrodes steel.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
158
Autoignition, °C
>450
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Do NOT get water inside containers. For small fires, use dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or water spray. For large fires, use dry chemical, carbon dioxide, alcohol-resistant foam, or water spray. Cool containers with flooding quantities of water until well after fire is out.
Fire potential
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Hazards
Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Inhalation of dust may cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause severe skin irritation and burns.
   Eyes
Contact with eyes may cause severe irritation, and possible eye burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   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
3261
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
USCG CHRIS Code
CLF
 
36 Halogenated hydrocarbons