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Combustible.  Flash point = 67C  Burning produces toxic fumes.   
Combustible.  Flash point = 67C  Burning produces toxic fumes.   
LINK: [http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/ipcsneng/neng0016.html International Chemical Safety Card]
Sigma-Aldrich: [https://www.sigmaaldrich.com/MSDS/MSDS/DisplayMSDSPage.do?country=US&language=en&productNumber=138509&brand=ALDRICH&PageToGoToURL=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sigmaaldrich.com%2Fcatalog%2Fproduct%2Faldrich%2F138509%3Flang%3Den SDS]
== Resources and Citations ==
== Resources and Citations ==

Latest revision as of 15:58, 4 August 2020


A colorless, low-viscosity Solvent used for rubber and synthetic resins. It is also used as an intermediate in the manufacture of dyes.

Synonyms and Related Terms

monochlorotoluene; alpha-chlorotoluene; benzyl chloride; chlorophenylmethane; chloromethylbenzene

Chemical structure


Other Properties

Miscible in ethanol, acetone, ether, benzene, carbon tetrachloride and heptane. Slightly soluble in water.

Composition CH3C6H4Cl
CAS 100-44-7
Melting Point -43
Density 1.0776
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 126.6
Boiling Point 179

Hazards and Safety

Highly toxic by inhalation. Strongly irritation. May be absorbed through the skin.

Combustible. Flash point = 67C Burning produces toxic fumes.

Sigma-Aldrich: SDS

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 819
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Michael McCann, Artist Beware, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York City, 1979