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Substance Name: Cyanogen chloride
RN: 506-77-4
UNII: 697I61NSA0
InChIKey: QPJDMGCKMHUXFD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formula

  • C-Cl-N

Molecular Weight

  • 61.471
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Fungicide, Bactericide, Wood Preservative
  • Human Data
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Ceiling (0.3 ppm)
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 10 lb

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Cyanogen chloride

Synonyms

  • 4-03-00-00090 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • BRN 0969190
  • Caswell No. 267
  • Chlorcyan
  • Chlorine cyanide
  • Chlorine cyanide (ClCN)
  • Chlorocyan
  • Chlorocyanide
  • Chlorocyanogen
  • Chlorure de cyanogene
  • Chlorure de cyanogene [French]
  • Cyanogen chloride
  • EINECS 208-052-8
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 025801
  • HSDB 917
  • RCRA waste number P033
  • UNII-697I61NSA0

Systematic Names

  • Cyanogen chloride
  • Cyanogen chloride ((CN)Cl)

Superlist Names

  • Chlorine cyanide, inhibited
  • Cyanogen chloride
  • Cyanogen chloride, inhibited
  • Cyanogen chloride, inhibited [UN1589] [Poison gas]
  • RCRA waste no. P033
  • UN1589

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 506-77-4

FDA UNII

  • 697I61NSA0

System Generated Number

  • 0000506774

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/CClN/c2-1-3

InChIKey

QPJDMGCKMHUXFD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C(#N)Cl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
cat LD50 oral 6mg/kg (6mg/kg)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. PB158-508,
dog LD50 unreported 3300ug/kg (3.3mg/kg)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. PB158-508,
dog LDLo subcutaneous 5mg/kg (5mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1341, 1935.
domestic animals - goat/sheep LD50 unreported 2970ug/kg (2.97mg/kg)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. PB158-508,
human TCLo inhalation 10mg/m3 (10mg/m3) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CHRONIC PULMONARY EDEMA

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: LACRIMATION: EYE

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: CONJUNCTIVE IRRITATION: EYE
World Health Organization, Technical Report Series. Vol. -, Pg. 31, 1970.
man TCLo inhalation 2gm/m3 (2000mg/m3) SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): PRIMARY IRRITATION: AFTER TOPICAL EXPOSURE National Technical Information Service. Vol. PB158-508,
pigeon LDLo subcutaneous 8700ug/kg (8.7mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1341, 1935.
rabbit LD50 unreported 3150ug/kg (3.15mg/kg)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. PB158-508,
rabbit LDLo subcutaneous 20mg/kg (20mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1341, 1935.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point -6.50E+00 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 13 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) -0.380 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 6.00E+04 mg/L 0 EXP
Vapor Pressure 1230 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 0.025 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 0.0 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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