Skip Navigation
ChemIDplus A TOXNET DATABASE LiteBrowseAdvanced

Substance Name: alpha-Chlordane
RN: 5103-71-9
UNII: 832600T9WH

Molecular Formula

  • C10-H6-Cl8

Molecular Weight

  • 409.7814

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Insecticide
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 59
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 49
  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 2B
* denotes mobile formatted website

Links to Resources

NLM Resources (File Locators)

Regulatory Agencies (Superlist Locators)

Other Resources (Internet Locators)

Search for this InChIKey on the Web

Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • alpha-Chlordane

Name of Substance

  • Chlordane, cis-


  • AI3-16397
  • alpha-Chlordan
  • alpha-Chlordane
  • cis-Chlordane
  • EINECS 225-825-5
  • UNII-832600T9WH

Systematic Names

  • (1alpha,2alpha,3aalpha,4beta,7beta,7aalpha)-1,2,4,5,6,7,8,8-Octachloro-2,3,3a,4,7,7a-hexahydro-4,7-methano-1H-indene
  • 4,7-Methano-1H-indene, 1,2,4,5,6,7,8,8-octachloro-2,3,3a,4,7,7a-hexahydro-, (1alpha,2alpha,3a alpha,4beta,7beta,7a alpha)-
  • 4,7-Methano-1H-indene, 1,2,4,5,6,7,8,8-octachloro-2,3,3a,4,7,7a-hexahydro-, (1R,2S,3aS,4S,7R,7aS)-rel
  • 4,7-Methanoindan, 1-alpha,2-alpha,4-beta,5,6,7-beta,8,8-octachloro-3a-alpha,4,7,7a-alpha-tetrahydro-

Superlist Name

  • cis-Chlordane

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 5103-71-9


  • 832600T9WH

Other Registry Numbers

  • 152322-29-7
  • 22212-52-8
  • 26703-86-6
  • 28140-46-7

System Generated Number

  • 0005103719

Structure Descriptors








Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 oral 125mg/kg (125mg/kg)   Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Vol. 21, Pg. 1113, 1973.
mouse LDLo intraperitoneal 290mg/kg (290mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 23, Pg. 288, 1972.
rat LD50 oral 500mg/kg (500mg/kg)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. PB85-143766,

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
log P (octanol-water) 6.1 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 0.056 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 3.60E-05 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 3.47E-04 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 5.04E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

Physical property data is provided to ChemIDplus by SRC, Inc.