Toxic Gases & Vapors
Carbonochloridic acid, propyl ester; Formic acid, chloro-, propyl ester; Propyl chlorocarbonate; Propyl chloroformate; [ChemIDplus] UN2740
Colorless liquid; Gradually decomposed by water; [Merck Index] Reacts with water evolving heat and hydrochloric acid; [CAMEO]
Used in organic synthesis; [CAMEO] Used as a military poison gas (lachrymator); [Hawley] Used as a reactive intermediate to polymerization initiators and other chemicals; [HSDB]
A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation can cause pulmonary edema; [ICSC] A strong eye and mucous membrane irritant; [HSDB] See "CHLOROFORMATES."
LC50 (mice) = 319 ppm/1h
VP from ChemIDplus;
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: