Trichloroacetamide

  • 2,2,2-Trichloroacetamide
  • a,a,a-Trichloroacetamide
Formula
CCl3CONH2
Structure
Description
White solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
594-65-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
209-849-3
R 22 36/37/38
S 26 36/37/39
RTECS
AC9275000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
1754028
Beilstein Reference
4-02-00-00520
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-7122
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C2H2Cl3NO
Formula mass
162.40
Boiling point, °C
238
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.04 (25 C)
Density
1.82 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
pKa/pKb
12.75 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.15
Heat of vaporization
47.6 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Eyes: Wear chemical goggles. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear a chemical apron.
Respirators
A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying dust or mist respirator or European Standard EN 149.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Disposal code
3
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases, strong reducing agents.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
89
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
HS Code
2924 19 00