4-Chloromethyl-2-methylthiazole hydrochloride

Formula
C5H6ClNS
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
39238-07-8
R 36/37/38
UN (DOT)
3335
Beilstein/Gmelin
108603
Beilstein Reference
4-27-00-00984

Properties.
Formula
C5H6ClNS
Formula mass
147.63
Boiling point, °C
218
Decomposition point, °C
160-165
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.2 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Refractive index
1.544 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
11.32 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.37
Heat of vaporization
43.5 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Do not touch or walk through spilled material. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Prevent dust cloud. Avoid inhalation of asbestos dust.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
85
Fire fighting
Small Fires: Dry chemical, carbon dioxide, water spray or regular foam. Large Fires: Water spray, fog or regular foam.
Fire potential
May burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
Containers may explode when heated.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Inhalation
Inhalation of material may be harmful.
   Skin
Contact may cause burns.
   Eyes
See Skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
3335
Response guide