Regioselective chlorination and oxidizing reagentN-Chlorosuccinimide is used as a chlorinating agent, mild oxidant and swimming pool disinfectant. It is used in the microdetermination of hydrazine salts by titrimetry as well as in the detection of arsenic in the +3 oxidative state. It is also employed in the production of rubber additives. Further, it is used as pharmaceutical intermediate and antibiotic drugs intermediate.
Soluble in water, alcohol, benzene, acetone and acetic acid. Slightly soluble in ether, chloroform, carbon tetrachloride and petroleum ether.
Light sensitive and moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases, amines, ammonia, iron and iron salts.
|146° to 150°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECSNumber : UY1013500
TSCA : TSCA