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Substance Name: Mirex
RN: 2385-85-5
UNII: Z917AN264P
InChIKey: GVYLCNUFSHDAAW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • An organochlorine insecticide that is carcinogenic.

Molecular Formula

  • C10-Cl12

Molecular Weight

  • 545.546
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Insecticide
  • Mutation Data
  • Out-Dated Pesticide
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 2B
  • Reasonably Anticipated to be a Carcinogen

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Mirex

MeSH Heading

  • Mirex

Synonyms

  • 1,1a,2,2,3,3a,4,5,5,5a,5b,6-Dodecachlorooctahydro-1,3,4-metheno-1H-cyclobuta(cd)pentalene
  • 1,2,3,4,5,5-Hexachloro-1,3-cyclopentadiene dimer
  • 1,3,4-Metheno-1H-cyclobuta(cd)pentalene, dodecachlorooctahydro-
  • 1,3-Cyclopentadiene, 1,2,3,4,5,5-hexachloro-, dimer
  • 1,3-Cyclopentadiene, 1,2,3,4,5,5-hexachloro-, dimer (VAN)
  • AI3-25719
  • Bichlorendo
  • Caswell No. 411
  • CCRIS 413
  • CG-1283
  • Cyclopentadiene, hexachloro-, dimer
  • Dechlorane
  • Dodecachlorooctahydro-1,3,4-metheno-1H-cyclobuta(cd)pentalene
  • Dodecachloropentacyclo(3.2.2.0(sup 2,6),0(sup 3,9),0(sup 5,10))decane
  • Dodecachloropentacyclo(5.2.1.0(2,6).0(3,9).0(5,8))decane
  • Dodecachloropentacyclodecane
  • Dodecaclor
  • EINECS 219-196-6
  • ENT 25,719
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 039201
  • Ferriamicide
  • Fire Ant Bait
  • GC 1283
  • Hexachlorocyclopentadiene dimer
  • HRS 1276
  • HRS l276
  • HSDB 1659
  • Mirex
  • NCI-C06428
  • NSC 124102
  • NSC 26107
  • NSC 37656
  • Paramex
  • Pentacyclodecane, dodecachloro-
  • Perchlordecone
  • Perchlorodihomocubane
  • Perchloropentacyclo(5.2.1.0(2,6).0(3,9).0(5,8))decane
  • Perchloropentacyclo(5.2.1.0(sup 2,6).0(sup 3,9).0(sup 5,8))decane
  • Perchloropentacyclo(5.3.0.0(2,6).0(3,9).0(4,8))decane
  • Perchloropentacyclodecane
  • UNII-Z917AN264P

Systematic Names

  • 1,3,4-Metheno-1H-cyclobuta(cd)pentalene, 1,1a,2,2,3,3a,4,5,5,5a,5b,6-dodecachlorooctahydro-
  • Dodecachloropentacyclo(5.2.1.02,6.03,9.05,8)decane
  • Mirex

Superlist Name

  • Mirex

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 2385-85-5

FDA UNII

  • Z917AN264P

Other Registry Numbers

  • 12557-88-9
  • 12707-43-6
  • 12766-04-0
  • 20594-49-4
  • 56449-78-6

System Generated Number

  • 0002385855

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C10Cl12/c11-1-2(12)7(17)4(14)3(13,5(1,15)9(7,19)20)6(1,16)10(21,22)8(2,4)18

InChIKey

GVYLCNUFSHDAAW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C12(C3(C4(C5(Cl)C3(Cl)C(C2(Cl)C5(C1(C4(Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl)(Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
bird - domestic LC50 inhalation 1400ppm (1400ppm)   Environmental Research. Vol. 14, Pg. 212, 1977.
duck LD50 oral 2400mg/kg (2400mg/kg)   Environmental Research. Vol. 14, Pg. 212, 1977.
hamster LD50 oral 125mg/kg (125mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 48, Pg. A192, 1979.
rabbit LD50 skin 800mg/kg (800mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"
National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0535785,
rat LD50 oral 235mg/kg (235mg/kg)   Special Publication of the Entomological Society of America. Vol. 78-1, Pg. 14, 1978.
rat LD50 skin > 2gm/kg (2000mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 14, Pg. 515, 1969.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
log P (octanol-water) 6.89 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 0.085 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 8.00E-07 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 8.11E-04 atm-m3/mole 25 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 0.0 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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