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Substance Name: Hexachlorocyclohexane x-factor
RN: 78643-18-2

Note

  • By-product obtained during separation of gamma-isomer.
 

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Insecticide
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Hexachlorocyclohexane x-factor

Synonym

  • Technical X-factor

Systematic Name

  • X-Factor

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 78643-18-2

System Generated Number

  • 0078643182

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
chicken LD50 oral 599mg/kg (599mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: FLACCID PARALYSIS WITHOUT ANESTHESIA (USUALLY NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKAGE)

BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA
Poultry Science. Vol. 60, Pg. 2599, 1981.
rat LD50 oral 4174mg/kg (4174mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: FLACCID PARALYSIS WITHOUT ANESTHESIA (USUALLY NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKAGE)

BEHAVIORAL: CHANGES IN MOTOR ACTIVITY (SPECIFIC ASSAY)
Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B: Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Wastes. Vol. 17, Pg. 241, 1982.