Safety (MSDS) data for chlorambucil

Safety (MSDS) data for chlorambucil

Hazard: toxic


    Synonyms: 4-[bis(2-chloroethyl)amino]benzenebutanoic acid, gamma-(p-bis(2-chloroethyl)amino)benzenebutanoic acid, p-(N,N-di-(beta-chloroethyl)aminophenyl)butyric acid, ambochlorin, amboclorin, ecloril, linfolysin
    Molecular formula: C14H19Cl2NO2
    CAS No: 305-03-3
    EINECS No: 206-162-0

Physical data

    Appearance: beige powder
    Melting point: 64 C
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    Stable, but may be light sensitive. Store cold. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.


    Toxic. May act as a carcinogen. May cause reproductive damage.

    Toxicity data
    (The meaning of any toxicological abbreviations which appear in this section is given here.)
    ORL-RAT LD50 76 mg kg-1
    IPR-RAT LD50 14 mg kg-1
    ORL-MUS LD50 80 mg kg-1
    SCU-MUS LD50 26 mg kg-1

    Risk phrases
    (The meaning of any risk phrases which appear in this section is given here.)
    R23 R24 R25 R45.

Transport information

    (The meaning of any UN hazard codes which appear in this section is given here.)
    UN No 2811. Hazard class 6.1. Packing group III.

Personal protection

    Safety glasses, gloves. Use only in a fume cupboard. Handle as a possible carcinogen.

    Safety phrases
    (The meaning of any safety phrases which appear in this section is given here.)
    S36 S37 S39 S45 S53.

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