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Substance Name: 1,4-Bis(chloromethyl)benzene
RN: 623-25-6
UNII: 55E5A3M473
InChIKey: ZZHIDJWUJRKHGX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Causes contact dermatitis.

Classification Codes

  • Mutation Data
  • Skin / Eye Irritant

Molecular Formula

  • C8-H8-Cl2

Molecular Weight

  • 175.057
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • 1,4-Bis(chloromethyl)benzene

Synonyms

  • 1,4-Bis(chloromethyl)benzene
  • 4-05-00-00967 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • AI3-19378
  • alpha,alpha'-Dichloro-p-xylene
  • Benzene, p-bis(chloromethyl)-
  • BRN 0774706
  • CCRIS 1772
  • CP 21645
  • Dichlorodi-p-xylylene
  • EINECS 210-782-7
  • NSC 36976
  • p-Bis(chloromethyl)benzene
  • p-Xylene-alpha,alpha'-dichloride
  • p-Xylylene chloride
  • p-Xylylene dichloride
  • UNII-55E5A3M473

Systematic Names

  • alpha,alpha'-Dichloro-p-xylene
  • Benzene, 1,4-bis(chloromethyl)-
  • p-Xylene, alpha,alpha'-dichloro-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 623-25-6

FDA UNII

  • 55E5A3M473

System Generated Number

  • 0000623256

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C8H8Cl2/c9-5-7-1-2-8(6-10)4-3-7/h1-4H,5-6H2

InChIKey

ZZHIDJWUJRKHGX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c1(ccc(CCl)cc1)CCl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rabbit LDLo skin 501mg/kg (501mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE WEAKNESS

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

LIVER: OTHER CHANGES
National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0546123,
rat LD50 oral 1280mg/kg (1280mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE WEAKNESS

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"
National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0546123,

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 100 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 3.600 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.02E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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