Chloramine t

  • Sodium N-chloro-4-toluenesulfonamide trihydrate
  • Sodium N-chloro 4-methylbenzenesulfonamide trihydrate
  • Sodium n-chloro-p-toluenesulfonamide trihydrate
  • Tosylchloramide sodium
Formula
p-CH3C6H4SO2NNaCl
Structure
Description
White solid with a chlorine-like odor.
Uses
Detection of bromate & halogens, antibacterial, vet: topical antiseptic.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
127-65-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
204-854-7
EC Index Number
616-010-00-9
EC Class
Harmful; Contact with acids liberates toxic gas; Corrosive; Sensitising
RTECS
XT5616800
RTECS class
Mutagen
Merck
12,2118
Beilstein/Gmelin
3599375
Beilstein Reference
4-11-00-00457
EPA OPP
76502
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-3598
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H7ClNO2S*Na
Formula mass
227.65
Melting point, °C
180
Density
1.43 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Moderately soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep containers tightly closed. Do not expose to air.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use only in a well ventilated area. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
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 gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
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
Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, chlorine, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, oxides of sulfur, carbon dioxide, nitrogen.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
192
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. Methemoglobinemia is characterized by dizziness, drowsiness, headache, breath shortness, cyanosis with bluish skin, rapid heart rate and chocolate-brown colored blood. This product contains nitrite which may cause methemoglobinemia
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. Methemoglobinemia is characterized by dizziness, drowsiness, headache, breath shortness, cyanosis with bluish skin, rapid heart rate and chocolate-brown blood. Inhalation of dust may cause respiratory tract irritation. This product contains nitrite which may cause methemoglobinemia.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation. Dusts may cause persistent eye irritation and conjunctivitis.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
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.
   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. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.