Chloramine B

  • N-Chlorobenzenesulfonamide sodium salt
  • Benzenesulfochloramide sodium
  • Sodium (phenylsulfonyl)chloramide
  • Sodium benzenesulfochloramide
  • Sodium benzosulfochloramide
  • Sodium N-chlorobenzenesulfonamide
Formula
C6H5SO2NNaCl
Structure
Description
faintly beige solid
Uses
Major uses include antibacterial, vet: topical antiseptic, chloramine b used as a disinfectant is inhibitory to escherichia coli, pseudomonas aeruginosa and staphylococcus aureus.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
127-52-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
204-847-9
22 31 34 42
7 22 26 36/37/39 45
RTECS
DA9300000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
3263
Merck
13,2084
Beilstein/Gmelin
3599287
Beilstein Reference
4-11-00-00084
EPA OPP
76501
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H5ClNNaO2S
Formula mass
213.62
Melting point, °C
170
Decomposition point, °C
175 - 180
Solubility in water
0.1 g/ml

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents Avoid contact with acid., Ammonia
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides, Sulfur oxides, Hydrogen chloride gas.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using agent most appropriate for surrounding fire.
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
3
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
Properties of this material have not yet been prepared. Any recommendations are of a general nature. Many chemicals cause irritation of the eyes, skin, and respiratory tract. In severe cases respiratory tract irritation can progress to ARDS/acute lung injury which may be delayed in onset for up to 24 to 72 hours in some cases Irritation or burns of the esophagus or gastrointestinal tract are also possible if caustic or irritant chemicals are ingested. ALWAYS contact your local poision control authority or medical professional for assistance.
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Material is extremely destructive to the tissue of the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May be harmful if inhaled.
   Skin
Causes burns.
   Eyes
Causes burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician immediately. Do not induce vomiting.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   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
3263
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
II