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Substance Name: Metaldehyde [BSI:ISO]
RN: 108-62-3
UNII: 4CI033VJYG
InChIKey: GKKDCARASOJPNG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Polymer of acetaldehyde.

Molecular Formula

  • C8-H16-O4

Molecular Weight

  • 176.21
 

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Human Data
  • Molluscacides
  • Molluscicide
  • Mutation Data
  • Pesticides
  • Reproductive Effect
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Metaldehyde [BSI:ISO]

Name of Substance

  • Metaldehyde
  • Metaldehyde [BSI:ISO]

Synonyms

  • 2,4,6,8-Tetramethyl-1,3,5,7-tetroxocane
  • Acetaldehyde, tetramer
  • AI3-15376
  • Ariotox
  • Caswell No. 548
  • Cekumeta
  • Corry's Slug Death
  • EINECS 203-600-2
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 053001
  • Halizan
  • HSDB 1735
  • Metacetaldehyde
  • Metaldehyd
  • Metaldehyd [German]
  • Metaldehyde
  • Metaldeide
  • Metaldeide [Italian]
  • Metason
  • r-2,c-4,c-6,c-8-Tetramethyl-1,3,5,7-tetroxocane
  • Slug-Tox
  • UNII-4CI033VJYG

Systematic Names

  • 1,3,5,7-Tetroxocane, 2,4,6,8-tetramethyl-
  • 2,4,6,8-Tetramethyl-1,3,5,7-tetraoxacyclooctane

Superlist Names

  • 1,3,5,7-Tetroxocane, 2,4,6,8-tetramethyl-
  • Metaldehyde
  • Metaldehyde [UN1332] [Flammable solid]
  • UN1332

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 108-62-3

FDA UNII

  • 4CI033VJYG

System Generated Number

  • 0000108623

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C8H16O4/c1-5-9-6(2)11-8(4)12-7(3)10-5/h5-8H,1-4H3

InChIKey

GKKDCARASOJPNG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C1(OC(OC(C)OC(O1)C)C)C

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
cat LD50 oral 207mg/kg (207mg/kg)   "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982Vol. -, Pg. 15, 1982.
child LDLo oral 100mg/kg (100mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD "Pflanzenschutz-und Schaedlingsbekaempfungsmittel: Abriss einer Toxikologie und Therapie von Vergiftungen," 2nd ed., Klimmer, O.R., Hattingen, Fed. Rep. Ger., Hundt-Verlag, 1971Vol. -, Pg. 158, 1971.
dog LD50 oral 600mg/kg (600mg/kg)   Guide to the Chemicals Used in Crop Protection. Vol. 6, Pg. 331, 1973.
guinea pig LD50 oral 175mg/kg (175mg/kg)   "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982Vol. -, Pg. 15, 1982.
human LDLo oral 343mg/kg (343mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA
Gekkan Yakuji. Pharmaceuticals Monthly. Vol. 34, Pg. 1464, 1992.
mammal (species unspecified) LD50 unreported 600mg/kg (600mg/kg)   "Chemistry of Pesticides," Melnikov, N.N., New York, Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., 1971Vol. -, Pg. 111, 1971.
mouse LC50 inhalation 348mg/m3/2H (348mg/m3)   "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982Vol. -, Pg. 15, 1982.
mouse LD50 oral 200mg/kg (200mg/kg)   "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982Vol. -, Pg. 15, 1982.
rabbit LD50 oral 290mg/kg (290mg/kg)   "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982Vol. -, Pg. 15, 1982.
rat LC50 inhalation 203mg/m3/4H (203mg/m3)   "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982Vol. -, Pg. 15, 1982.
rat LD50 oral 227mg/kg (227mg/kg)   "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982Vol. -, Pg. 15, 1982.
rat LD50 skin 2275mg/kg (2275mg/kg)   "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982Vol. -, Pg. 15, 1982.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 246 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 0.12 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 222 mg/L 20 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.91E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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