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Substance Name: Chloromethyl methyl ether
RN: 107-30-2
UNII: 334G5B96VG
InChIKey: XJUZRXYOEPSWMB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • An alpha halo ether alkylating agent used widely in chemical & plastic industries; it causes lung hyperplasias & neoplasms & skin neoplasms.

Molecular Formula

  • C2-H5-Cl-O

Molecular Weight

  • 80.5135
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Mutation Data
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Known to be a Carcinogen
  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 1
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 10 lb
  • Suspected Human Carcinogen; Exposure by All Routes Should be Carefully Controlled to Levels as Low as Possible
  • Threshold Planning Quantity (TPQ) = 100 lb
  • TWA see 1910.1006

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Chloromethyl methyl ether

Synonyms

  • 4-01-00-03046 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • alpha,alpha-Dichlorodimethyl ether
  • BRN 0505943
  • CCRIS 138
  • Chlordimethylether
  • Chlordimethylether [Czech]
  • Chlorodimethyl ether
  • Chloromethoxymethane
  • Chloromethyl methyl ether
  • Dimethylchloroether
  • EINECS 203-480-1
  • Ether methylique monochlore
  • Ether methylique monochlore [French]
  • Ether, chloromethyl methyl
  • Ether, dimethyl chloro
  • HSDB 908
  • Methane, chloromethoxy-
  • Methoxychloromethane
  • Methoxymethyl chloride
  • Methylchloromethyl ether
  • Monochlorodimethyl ether
  • Monochloromethyl methyl ether
  • NSC 21208
  • RCRA waste number U046
  • UNII-334G5B96VG

Systematic Names

  • Chloromethyl methyl ether
  • Ether, chloromethyl methyl
  • Methane, chloromethoxy-

Superlist Names

  • Chloromethyl methyl ether
  • Chloromethyl methyl ether (technical grade)
  • Chloromethyl methyl ether, technical grade
  • Ether, chloromethyl methyl
  • Methane, chloromethoxy-
  • Methyl chloromethyl ether
  • Methyl chloromethyl ether [UN1239] [Poison]
  • RCRA waste no. U046
  • UN1239

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 107-30-2

FDA UNII

  • 334G5B96VG

System Generated Number

  • 0000107302

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C2H5ClO/c1-4-2-3/h2H2,1H3

InChIKey

XJUZRXYOEPSWMB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C(OC)Cl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
hamster LC50 inhalation 65ppm/7H (65ppm) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CHRONIC PULMONARY EDEMA

BLOOD: HEMORRHAGE
Archives of Environmental Health. Vol. 30, Pg. 61, 1975.
mouse LC50 inhalation 1030mg/m3/2H (1030mg/m3)   "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982Vol. -, Pg. 89, 1982.
rat LC50 inhalation 55ppm/7H (55ppm) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CHRONIC PULMONARY EDEMA

BLOOD: HEMORRHAGE
Archives of Environmental Health. Vol. 30, Pg. 61, 1975.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point -1.04E+02 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 59.5 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 0.320 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 6.94E+04 mg/L 25 EST
Vapor Pressure 30 mm Hg 22 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 3.04E-04 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.30E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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