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Substance Name: Hexachloroethane
RN: 67-72-1
UNII: G30K3QQT4J
InChIKey: VHHHONWQHHHLTI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formula

  • C2-Cl6

Molecular Weight

  • 236.74
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Anthelmintics
  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Antiparasitic Agents
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Experimental Pesticide
  • Mutation Data
  • Nematocide
  • Reproductive Effect
  • TSCA Flag T (Subject to the Section 4 Test Rule under TSCA)
  • Tumor Data
  • Unspecified / Unclassified Pesticide

Superlist Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 197
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 187
  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 3
  • Reasonably Anticipated to be a Carcinogen
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 100 lb
  • TWA (1 ppm); skin; Confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans
  • TWA 1 ppm (10 mg/m3); skin

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Hexachloroethane

Synonyms

  • 1,1,1,2,2,2-Hexachloroethane
  • 4-01-00-00148 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • AI3-00633
  • Avlothane
  • BRN 1740341
  • Caswell No. 479
  • CCRIS 330
  • Distokal
  • Distopan
  • Distopin
  • Egitol
  • EINECS 200-666-4
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 045201
  • Ethane hexachloride
  • Ethane, hexachloro-
  • Ethylene hexachloride
  • Falkitol
  • Fasciolin
  • Fron 110
  • Hexachlor-aethan
  • Hexachlor-aethan [German]
  • Hexachlorethane
  • Hexachloroethane
  • Hexachloroethylene
  • HSDB 2033
  • Mottenhexe
  • NCI-C04604
  • NSC 9224
  • Perchloroethane
  • Phenohep
  • RCRA waste number U131
  • UNII-G30K3QQT4J

Systematic Names

  • Ethane, 1,1,1,2,2,2-hexachloro-
  • Ethane, hexachloro-
  • Hexachloroethane

Superlist Names

  • Ethane, hexachloro-
  • Hexachloroethane
  • RCRA waste no. U131

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 67-72-1

FDA UNII

  • G30K3QQT4J

System Generated Number

  • 0000067721

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C2Cl6/c3-1(4,5)2(6,7)8

InChIKey

VHHHONWQHHHLTI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C(C(Cl)(Cl)Cl)(Cl)(Cl)Cl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
dog LDLo intravenous 325mg/kg (325mg/kg)   Quarterly Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmacology. Vol. 7, Pg. 205, 1934.
guinea pig LD50 oral 4970mg/kg (4970mg/kg)   American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 40, Pg. 187, 1979.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 4500mg/kg (4500mg/kg)   Arzneimittel-Forschung. Drug Research. Vol. 11, Pg. 902, 1961.
rabbit LD oral > 1gm/kg (1000mg/kg)   American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 40, Pg. 187, 1979.
rabbit LD50 skin 32gm/kg (32000mg/kg)   American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 40, Pg. 187, 1979.
rabbit LDLo subcutaneous 4gm/kg (4000mg/kg)   Quarterly Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmacology. Vol. 7, Pg. 205, 1934.
rat LCLo inhalation 5900ppm/8H (5900ppm) BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE WEAKNESS American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 40, Pg. 187, 1979.
rat LD50 oral 4460mg/kg (4460mg/kg)   American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 40, Pg. 187, 1979.
rat LDLo intraperitoneal 2900mg/kg (2900mg/kg)   American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 40, Pg. 187, 1979.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 187 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 4.14 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 50 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 0.21 mm Hg 20 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 0.00389 atm-m3/mole 25 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 0.0 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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