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Substance Name: Bis(2-chloroethyl) ether
RN: 111-44-4
UNII: 6K7D1G5M5N
InChIKey: ZNSMNVMLTJELDZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formula

  • C4-H8-Cl2-O

Molecular Weight

  • 143.012
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Fungicide, Bactericide, Wood Preservative
  • Insecticide
  • Mutation Data
  • Out-Dated Pesticide
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • TSCA Flag T (Subject to the Final TSCA Section 4 Test Rule)
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 88
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 84
  • Ceiling 15 ppm (90 mg/m3); skin
  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 3
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 10 lb
  • Threshold Planning Quantity (TPQ) = 10000 lb
  • TWA (5 ppm); STEL (10 ppm); skin; Not classifiable as a human carcinogen

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Bis(2-chloroethyl) ether
  • Bis(2-chloroethyl)ether
  • sym-Dichloroethyl ether

Synonyms

  • 1,1'-Oxybis(2-chloro)ethane
  • 1,5-Dichloro-3-oxapentane
  • 1-Chloro-2-(beta-chloroethoxy)ethane
  • 2,2'-Dichloorethylether
  • 2,2'-Dichloorethylether [Dutch]
  • 2,2'-Dichlor-diaethylaether
  • 2,2'-Dichlor-diaethylaether [German]
  • 2,2'-Dichlorethyl ether
  • 2,2'-Dichlorodiethyl ether
  • 2,2'-Dichloroethyl ether
  • 2,2'-Dicloroetiletere
  • 2,2'-Dicloroetiletere [Italian]
  • 2-Chloroethyl ether
  • 4-01-00-01375 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • AI3-04504
  • BCEE
  • beta,beta-Dichlorodiethyl ether
  • Bis(2-chloroethyl) ether
  • Bis(2-chloroethyl)ether
  • Bis(beta-chloroethyl) ether
  • Bis(chloro-2-ethyl) oxide
  • BRN 0605317
  • Caswell No. 309
  • CCRIS 88
  • Chlorex
  • Chloroethyl ether
  • Clorex
  • DCEE
  • Di(2-chloroethyl) ether
  • Di(beta-chloroethyl)ether
  • Dichloroether
  • Dichloroethyl ether
  • Dichloroethyl oxide
  • Dwuchlorodwuetylowy eter
  • Dwuchlorodwuetylowy eter [Polish]
  • EC 203-870-1
  • EINECS 203-870-1
  • ENT 4,504
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 029501
  • Ethane, 1,1'-oxybis(2-chloro-
  • Ether dichlore
  • Ether dichlore [French]
  • Ether, bis(2-chloroethyl)
  • HSDB 502
  • Khloreks
  • NSC 406647
  • Oxyde de chlorethyle
  • Oxyde de chlorethyle [French]
  • RCRA waste number U025
  • UNII-6K7D1G5M5N

Systematic Names

  • Bis(2-chloroethyl) ether
  • Ethane, 1,1'-oxybis(2-chloro-
  • Ether, bis(2-chloroethyl)
  • sym-Dichloroethyl ether

Superlist Names

  • 2,2'-Dichlorodiethyl ether
  • 2,2'-Dichlorodiethyl ether [UN1916] [Poison]
  • Bis(2-chloroethyl) ether
  • Dichloroether
  • Dichloroethyl ether
  • Dichloroethyl oxide
  • Dicholoroethyl ether
  • Ethane, 1,1'-oxybis(2-chloro-
  • Ether, bis(2-chloroethyl)
  • RCRA waste no. U025
  • sym-Dichloroethyl ether
  • UN1916

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 111-44-4

FDA UNII

  • 6K7D1G5M5N

Other Registry Number

  • 92091-28-6

System Generated Number

  • 0000111444

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C4H8Cl2O/c5-1-3-7-4-2-6/h1-4H2

InChIKey

ZNSMNVMLTJELDZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

O(CCCl)CCCl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
guinea pig LC50 inhalation 500ppm/1H (500ppm)   "Prehled Prumyslove Toxikologie; Organicke Latky," Marhold, J., Prague, Czechoslovakia, Avicenum, 1986Vol. -, Pg. 541, 1986.
guinea pig LD50 skin 300mg/kg (300mg/kg)   Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. Vol. 30, Pg. 63, 1948.
mammal (species unspecified) LD50 oral 112mg/kg (112mg/kg)   Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 39(4), Pg. 86, 1974.
mouse LC50 inhalation 650mg/m3/2H (650mg/m3)   "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982Vol. -, Pg. 45, 1982.
mouse LD50 oral 209mg/kg (209mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: PTOSIS: EYE

GASTROINTESTINAL: CHANGES IN STRUCTURE OR FUNCTION OF SALIVARY GLANDS
Acute Toxicity Data. Journal of the American College of Toxicology, Part B. Vol. 1, Pg. 163, 1992.
rabbit LD50 oral 126mg/kg (126mg/kg)   "Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology," 3rd rev. ed., Clayton, G.D., and F.E. Clayton, eds., New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1978-82. Vol. 3 originally pub. in 1979; pub. as 2n rev. ed. in 1985.Vol. 2A, Pg. 2518, 1981.
rabbit LD50 skin 90mg/kg (90mg/kg)   "Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology," 3rd rev. ed., Clayton, G.D., and F.E. Clayton, eds., New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1978-82. Vol. 3 originally pub. in 1979; pub. as 2n rev. ed. in 1985.Vol. 2A, Pg. 2518, 1981.
rat LC50 inhalation 330mg/m3/4H (330mg/m3)   "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982Vol. -, Pg. 45, 1982.
rat LD50 oral 75mg/kg (75mg/kg)   Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. Vol. 30, Pg. 63, 1948.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point -5.19E+01 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 178.5 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 1.29 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 1.72E+04 mg/L 20 EXP
Vapor Pressure 1.55 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 1.70E-05 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 3.16E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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