Chloramine T

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White to yellow crystals with a slight odor of chlorine. Chloramine T was originally used as a bleach in a manner similar to chloramine B. It is now primarily used as an disinfectant and fungicide.

Synonyms and Related Terms

n-chloro-p-toluenesulfonamide; sodium p-toluenesulfochloramine; chlorimine (sp); n-chloro-4-methylbenzenesulfonamide sodium salt; benzene sulfonamide, n-chloro-4-methyl-, trihydrate

Other Properties

Soluble in water. Insoluble in benzene, chloroform, ether. Decomposes in ethanol.

Composition C7H7ClNNaO2S
CAS 127-65-1
Molecular Weight mol. wt.= 281.70

Hazards and Safety

Toxic chlorine gas is formed when mixed with ammonia. Skin contact causes irritation. Ingestion may cause burning sensation and allergic reaction.

Not listed as fire hazard. Flash point = 192 C

Mallinckrodt Baker: MSDS

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