Sodium chloroacetate

  • Monoxone
  • Chloroacetic acid, sodium salt
Formula
ClCH2COONa
Structure
Description
Sodium chloroacetate is a white colored powdered solid.
Uses
Herbicide.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
3926-62-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
223-498-3
EC Index Number
607-158-00-5
EC Class
Toxic; Irritant; Dangerous for the Environment
R 25 38 50
S 22 37 45 61
RTECS
AG1400000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide
UN (DOT)
2659
Merck
13,2129
Beilstein/Gmelin
3597157
Beilstein Reference
4-02-00-00474
EPA OPP
355200
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-4556
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C2H2ClNaO2
Formula mass
116.48
Decomposition point, °C
199
Vapor density (air=1)
4.0
Solubility in water
Soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container closed when not in use. Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Do not ingest or inhale.
Protection
Eyes: Wear chemical goggles. 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
Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal. Provide ventilation.
Disposal code
9
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Chlorine, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, toxic fumes of sodium oxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
270
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Extinguishing media: Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.
Fire potential
Non-Combustible
Hazards
Containers may explode when heated. Runoff may pollute waterways.
Combustion products
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Health
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
3
Exposure effects
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Inhalation of dust may cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
No information regarding skin irritation and other potential effects was found.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation. May cause temporary corneal clouding and ulceration.

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 immediately.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   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.
UN number
2659
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
III
 
HS Code
2915 40 00
 
Std. Transport #
4925119