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


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

ThermoFisher: SDS

Physical and Chemical Properties

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

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