(4-Chlorophenyl)thiomethyl chloride

  • Chloromethyl 4-chlorophenyl sulfide
  • 1-Chloro-4-[(chloromethyl)thio]benzene
Formula
C7H6Cl2S
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
7205-90-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
230-578-1
26 27 28 36/37/39 45
RTECS
CZ0200000
RTECS class
Primary Irritant
UN (DOT)
3265
Beilstein/Gmelin
2043507
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-01593
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H6Cl2S
Formula mass
193.09
Boiling point, °C
262
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.02 (25 C)
Density
1.348 g/ml (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.6065 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
48.0 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Cover with dry lime or soda ash, pick up, keep in a closed container, and hold for waste disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong bases, Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Sulfur oxides, Hydrogen chloride gas, Hydrogen sulfide gas.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
103
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
Combustible material: may burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
Corrosive. Causes burns.
   Ingestion
See Inhalation.
   Inhalation
TOXIC; inhalation, ingestion, or skin contact with material may cause severe injury or death. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
   Skin
Contact with molten substance may cause severe burns to skin and eyes. See Inhalation.
   Eyes
See Inhalation.

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 not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. For minor skin contact, avoid spreading material on unaffected skin.
   Eyes
Assure adequate flushing of the eyes by separating the eyelids with fingers.

Transport.
UN number
3265
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
II