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General Description

Synonyms: Sodium p-Toluenesulfochloramine; para-Toluene Chlorosulfonamide Acid; Chloramine T Trihydrate; n-Sodium, n-chloro, -para-toluene Sulfonamide; Sodium p-Toluenesulfonchloramide Trihydrate

OSHA IMIS Code Number: C327

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 127-65-1

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: XT5616800

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

white or slightly yellow crystals or powder, slight chlorine odor. Soluble in water, insoluble in benzene, chloroform and ether. Decomposes slowly in air, liberating chlorine. Decomposes violently at 130°C
molecular weight: 228.66
molecular formula: C7 H8 Cl N O2 SNa

Health Factors

Potential Symptoms: Eye irritation, pain, conjunctivitis; burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, sore throat; rhinitis; dyspnea (shortness of breath), bronchitis, pneumonitis, possible pulmonary edema; allergic asthma; skin redness, itching, pain; nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.

Health Effects: Respiratory sensitization---asthma (HE9); SK IRR: allergic urticaria; INGES ACUTE: gastrointestinal irritation.

Affected Organs: Eyes, respiratory system, skin

Notes:

  1. Approved in Europe as an antiseptic for many medical, dental, and veterinary uses, although major market in U.S. is use in whirlpool baths.
  2. FDA approval of chloramine-T for use in aquaculture (fish farming) in the U.S. is being sought (INAD #8086).

Literature Basis:

Date Last Revised: 06/13/2003

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: Polyvinylchloride (PVC) Filter (37mm)
    analytical solvent: Deionized Water
    maximum volume: 100 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1 L/min
    current analytical method: High Performance Liquid Chromatograph; HPLC/UV
    method reference: OSHA Manual of Analytical Methods (OSHA In-House File)
    method classification: Not Validated
    note: Protect samples from light.

Conditions: Column: CN; Mobile Phase: 70:30:0.2 H2O: Acetonitrile: H3PO4; Detector: UV-254nm

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