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Substance Name: HCH [ISO]
RN: 608-73-1
UNII: 5477B350EK
InChIKey: JLYXXMFPNIAWKQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H6-Cl6

Molecular Weight

  • 290.831
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Fungicide, Bactericide, Wood Preservative
  • Human Data
  • Insecticide
  • Mutation Data
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 148
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 150
  • Reasonably Anticipated to be a Carcinogen
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • HCH [ISO]

Name of Substance

  • HCH [ISO]
  • Hexachlorocyclohexanes

Synonyms

  • 1,2,3,4,5,6-Hexachlorocyclohexane
  • 1,2,3,4,5,6-Hexachlorocyclohexane (mixture of isomers)
  • 2-05-00-00011 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • AI3-08601
  • BCH
  • Benzanex
  • Benzenehexachloride, mixed isomers
  • BHC
  • BRN 1907331
  • CCRIS 1449
  • Cyclohexane, 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachloro-
  • Cyclohexane, 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachloro-, (mixed isomers)
  • Dolmix
  • EINECS 210-168-9
  • ENT 8,601
  • Gamtox
  • Gyben
  • HCH
  • Hexablanc
  • Hexachlor
  • Hexachlorocyclohexane
  • Hexamul
  • Hexapoudre
  • HSDB 1606
  • Isatox
  • Latka 666
  • Latka 666 [Czech]
  • Submar
  • TBH
  • Trives-T
  • UNII-5477B350EK

Systematic Names

  • Benzene hexachloride (Ambiguous)
  • BHC or HCH
  • Cyclohexane, 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachloro-

Superlist Names

  • 1,2,3,4,5,6-Hexachlorocyclohexane (all stereo isomers)
  • Cyclohexane, 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachloro-
  • Hexachlorocyclohexane (all isomers)
  • Hexachlorocyclohexane (mixed isomers)
  • Hexachlorocyclohexane (technical grade)
  • Technical HCH

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 608-73-1

FDA UNII

  • 5477B350EK

Other Registry Number

  • 39284-22-5

System Generated Number

  • 0000608731

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C6H6Cl6/c7-1-2(8)4(10)6(12)5(11)3(1)9/h1-6H

InChIKey

JLYXXMFPNIAWKQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C1(C(C(C(Cl)C(C1Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl)Cl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
bird - wild LD50 oral 56mg/kg (56mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 21, Pg. 315, 1972.
chicken LD50 oral 597mg/kg (597mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: FLACCID PARALYSIS WITHOUT ANESTHESIA (USUALLY NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKAGE)
Poultry Science. Vol. 60, Pg. 2599, 1981.
guinea pig LDLo oral 1400mg/kg (1400mg/kg)   Medizinische Monatsschrift. Vol. 4, Pg. 25, 1950.
man TCLo inhalation 400ug/kg/3D (0.4mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: HEADACHE

GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING
Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 49(10), Pg. 26, 1984.
mouse LD50 oral 59mg/kg (59mg/kg)   Pesticide Manual. Vol. 9, Pg. 452, 1991.
quail LD50 oral 120mg/kg (120mg/kg)   Pesticide Manual. Vol. 9, Pg. 452, 1991.
rabbit LD50 subcutaneous 75mg/kg (75mg/kg)   U.S. Public Health Service Publication. Vol. 414, Pg. 273, 1955.
rat LC50 inhalation 690mg/m3/4H (690mg/m3)   Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 56(2), Pg. 80, 1991.
rat LD50 oral 100mg/kg (100mg/kg)   Archiv fuer Toxikologie. Vol. 22, Pg. 115, 1966.
rat LD50 skin 900mg/kg (900mg/kg)   "Wirksubstanzen der Pflanzenschutz und Schadlingsbekampfungsmittel," Perkow, W., Berlin, Verlag Paul Parey, 1971-1976Vol. -, Pg. -, 1971/1976.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 112.5 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 4.260 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 8 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 7.83E-04 mm Hg 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 2.56E-04 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 5.73E-13 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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