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Substance Name: Aldrin [ISO]
RN: 309-00-2
UNII: OZE3CLY605
InChIKey: QBYJBZPUGVGKQQ-SJJAEHHWSA-N

Note

  • A highly poisonous substance that was formerly used as an insecticide. The manufacture and use has been discontinued in the U.S. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)

Molecular Formula

  • C12-H8-Cl6

Molecular Weight

  • 364.9132
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

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

Superlist Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 24
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 25
  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 3
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 1 lb
  • Threshold Planning Quantity (TPQ) = 500/10000 lb
  • TWA (0.25 mg/m3); skin
  • TWA 0.25 mg/m3; skin; Confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans

Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Aldrin [ISO]

Name of Substance

  • Aldrin
  • HHDN [BSI:ISO]

MeSH Heading

  • Aldrin

Synonyms

  • (1alpha,4alpha,4abeta,5alpha,8alpha,8abeta)-1,2,3,4,10,10-hexachloro-1,4,4a,5,8,8a-hexahydro-1,4:5,8-dimethanonaphthalene
  • (1R,4S,4aS,5S,8R,8aR)-1,2,3,4,10,10-Hexachloro-1,4,4a,5,8,8a-hexahydro-1,4:5,8-dimethanonaphthalene
  • 1,4:5,8-Dimethanonaphthalene, 1,2,3,4,10,10-hexachloro-1,4,4a,5,8,8a-hexahydro-, endo,exo-
  • AI3-15949
  • Aldocit
  • Aldrex
  • Aldrex 30
  • Aldrex 30 E.C.
  • Aldrex 40
  • Aldrin
  • Aldrine
  • Aldrine [French]
  • Aldrite
  • Aldron
  • Aldrosol
  • Algran
  • Altox
  • Caswell No. 012
  • CCRIS 18
  • Compound 118
  • EINECS 206-215-8
  • ENT 15,949
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 045101
  • Hexachlorohexahydro-endo-exo-dimethanonaphthalene
  • HHDN
  • HSDB 199
  • Kortofin
  • Latka 118
  • Latka 118 [Czech]
  • NCI-C00044
  • NSC 8937
  • Octalene
  • RCRA waste number P004
  • SD 2794
  • Seedrin
  • Soilgrin
  • Tatuzinho
  • Tipula
  • UNII-OZE3CLY605

Systematic Names

  • 1,4:5,8-Dimethanonaphthalene, 1,2,3,4,10,10-hexachloro-1,4,4a,5,8,8a-hexahydro-, (1alpha,4alpha,4abeta,5alpha,8alpha,8abeta)-
  • 1,4:5,8-Dimethanonaphthalene, 1,2,3,4,10,10-hexachloro-1,4,4a,5,8,8a-hexahydro-, endo,exo-
  • Aldrin

Superlist Names

  • 1,4:5,8-Dimethanonaphthalene, 1,2,3,4,10,10-hexachloro-1,4,4a,5,8,8a-hexahydro-, (1alpha,4alpha,4abeta,5alpha,8alpha,8abeta)-
  • Aldrin
  • Aldrin, liquid
  • Aldrin, liquid [NA2762] [Poison]
  • Aldrin, solid
  • Aldrin, solid [NA2761] [Poison]
  • NA2761
  • NA2762
  • RCRA waste no. P004

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 309-00-2

FDA UNII

  • OZE3CLY605

Other Registry Numbers

  • 24562-14-9
  • 34487-55-3
  • 6851-31-6

System Generated Number

  • 0000309002

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C12H8Cl6/c13-8-9(14)11(16)7-5-2-1-4(3-5)6(7)10(8,15)12(11,17)18/h1-2,4-7H,3H2/t4-,5+,6+,7-,10+,11-

InChIKey

QBYJBZPUGVGKQQ-SJJAEHHWSA-N

Smiles

C1[C@@H]2C=C[C@H]1[C@H]3[C@@H]2[C@]4(C(=C([C@@]3(C4(Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
bird - wild LD50 oral 7200ug/kg (7.2mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 21, Pg. 315, 1972.
cat LDLo oral 15mg/kg (15mg/kg) LIVER: FATTY LIVER DEGERATION

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CHRONIC PULMONARY EDEMA

KIDNEY, URETER, AND BLADDER: OTHER CHANGES
Communicationes Veterinariae. Vol. 2, Pg. 71, 1958.
cat LDLo skin 75mg/kg (75mg/kg) KIDNEY, URETER, AND BLADDER: OTHER CHANGES

LIVER: FATTY LIVER DEGERATION

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CHRONIC PULMONARY EDEMA
Communicationes Veterinariae. Vol. 2, Pg. 71, 1958.
chicken LD50 oral 10mg/kg (10mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

BEHAVIORAL: CHANGES IN MOTOR ACTIVITY (SPECIFIC ASSAY)

BEHAVIORAL: EXCITEMENT
Journal of Economic Entomology. Vol. 45, Pg. 121, 1952.
child LDLo oral 1250ug/kg (1.25mg/kg)   "Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals," Deichmann, W.B., New York, Academic Press, Inc., 1969Vol. -, Pg. 82, 1969.
dog LD50 intraperitoneal 1999mg/kg (1999mg/kg) LIVER: LIVER FUNCTION TESTS IMPAIRED Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 10, Pg. 119, 1967.
dog LD50 oral 65mg/kg (65mg/kg)   Pesticide Chemicals Official Compendium, Association of the American Pesticide Control Officials, Inc., 1966. Vol. -, Pg. 7, 1966.
dog LDLo unreported 95mg/kg (95mg/kg)   AMA Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Medicine. Vol. 3, Pg. 64, 1951.
duck LD50 oral 520mg/kg (520mg/kg)   Down to Earth. Vol. 35, Pg. 25, 1979.
guinea pig LD50 oral 33mg/kg (33mg/kg)   Pesticide Chemicals Official Compendium, Association of the American Pesticide Control Officials, Inc., 1966. Vol. -, Pg. 7, 1966.
hamster LD50 oral 100mg/kg (100mg/kg)   Teratology, The International Journal of Abnormal Development. Vol. 9, Pg. 11, 1974.
human TDLo oral 14mg/kg (14mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING

BEHAVIORAL: TREMOR

BEHAVIORAL: EXCITEMENT
"Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals," Deichmann, W.B., New York, Academic Press, Inc., 1969Vol. -, Pg. 82, 1969.
mammal (species unspecified) LD50 unreported 40mg/kg (40mg/kg)   "Chemistry of Pesticides," Melnikov, N.N., New York, Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., 1971Vol. -, Pg. 62, 1971.
mouse LD50 intracrebral 4mg/kg (4mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD Toxicology Letters. Vol. 60, Pg. 289, 1992.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 50mg/kg (50mg/kg)   Soviet Genetics. English translation of GNKAA5. Vol. 2, Pg. 80, 1966.
mouse LD50 intravenous 21mg/kg (21mg/kg)   "Aldrin Dieldrin Endrin and Telodrin: An Epidemiological and Toxicological Study of Long-Ter Occupational Exposure," Jager, K.W., New York, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., 1970Vol. -, Pg. 52, 1970.
mouse LD50 oral 44mg/kg (44mg/kg)   Special Publication of the Entomological Society of America. Vol. 78-1, Pg. 12, 1978.
pigeon LD50 oral 56200ug/kg (56.2mg/kg)   ASTM Special Technical Publication. Vol. (680), Pg. 157, 1979.
quail LD50 oral 42100ug/kg (42.1mg/kg)   ASTM Special Technical Publication. Vol. (680), Pg. 157, 1979.
rabbit LD50 oral 50mg/kg (50mg/kg)   Pesticide Chemicals Official Compendium, Association of the American Pesticide Control Officials, Inc., 1966. Vol. -, Pg. 7, 1966.
rabbit LD50 skin 15mg/kg (15mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: OTHER CHANGES: OLFACTION

BEHAVIORAL: EXCITEMENT
Journal of Economic Entomology. Vol. 46, Pg. 702, 1953.
rabbit LDLo subcutaneous 100mg/kg (100mg/kg)   "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982Vol. -, Pg. 73, 1982.
rat LCLo inhalation 5800ug/m3/4H (5.8mg/m3)   "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982Vol. -, Pg. 73, 1982.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 150mg/kg (150mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 11, Pg. 302, 1967.
rat LD50 oral 39mg/kg (39mg/kg)   Special Publication of the Entomological Society of America. Vol. 78-1, Pg. 12, 1978.
rat LD50 skin 98mg/kg (98mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 14, Pg. 515, 1969.
rat LD50 subcutaneous 62mg/kg (62mg/kg)   "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982Vol. -, Pg. 73, 1982.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 104 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 6.5 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 0.017 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 1.20E-04 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 4.40E-05 atm-m3/mole 25 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 6.46E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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