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Substance Name: Camphechlor [BSI:ISO]
RN: 8001-35-2
UNII: 9924JQ4D5J

Note

  • A very complex, but reproducible mixture of at least 177 C10 polychloro derivatives, having an approximate overall empirical formula of C10-H10-Cl8. It is used as an insecticide and may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen: Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985). (From Merck Index, 11th ed)

Molecular Formula

  • C10-H10-Cl8
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Acaricide
  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Human Data
  • Insecticide
  • Insecticides
  • Mutation Data
  • Pesticides
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 31
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 32
  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 2B
  • Reasonably Anticipated to be a Carcinogen
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 1 lb
  • Threshold Planning Quantity (TPQ) = 500/10000 lb
  • TWA 0.5 mg/m3; skin
  • TWA 0.5 mg/m3; STEL 1 mg/m3; skin; Confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans

Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Camphechlor [BSI:ISO]

Name of Substance

  • Camphechlor [BSI:ISO]
  • Toxaphene

MeSH Heading

  • Toxaphene

Synonyms

  • Agricide Maggot Killer
  • Agricide maggot killer (F)
  • Agro-Chem Brand Torbidan 28
  • Agro-Chem Brand Toxaphene 6E
  • Agsco toxaphene
  • Agway toxaphene 6E
  • Alltex
  • Alltox
  • Anatox
  • Attac 4-2
  • Attac 4-4
  • Attac 6
  • Attac 6-3
  • Attac 8
  • Camphechlor
  • Camphechlore
  • Camphechlore [ISO-French]
  • Camphochlor
  • Camphofene huileux
  • Caswell No. 861
  • CCRIS 600
  • Chem-Phene
  • Chlorinated camphene
  • Chlorocamphene
  • Clor Chem T-590
  • Clor Chem T-590 Insecticide
  • Compound 3956
  • Coopertox
  • Cotton-Tox MP 82
  • Crestoxo
  • Cristoxo 90
  • Dr Roger's TOX-ENE
  • EINECS 232-283-3
  • ENT 9,735
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 080501
  • Estonox
  • Fasco-terpene
  • Felco/Land O'Lakes Toxaphene
  • Geniphene
  • Grower Service Toxaphene 6E
  • Grower Service Toxaphene MP
  • Gy-phene
  • Hercules 3956
  • Hercules Toxaphene Emulsifiable Concentrate
  • HSDB 1616
  • Kamfochlor
  • Latka 3956
  • Latka 3956 [Czech]
  • M 5055
  • Melipax
  • Motox
  • NCI-C00259
  • Octachlorocamphene
  • PchK
  • Penphene
  • Phenacide
  • Phenatox
  • Polychlorcamphene
  • Polychlorocamphene
  • RCRA waste number P123
  • Red Top Toxaphene 8 Spray
  • Rigo Toxaphene 8
  • Royal Brand Bean Tox 82
  • Security Motox 63 cotton spray
  • Security Tox-MP cotton spray
  • Security Tox-Sol-6
  • Strobane T-90
  • Strobane-T
  • Synthetic 3956
  • Toxadust
  • Toxafeen
  • Toxafeen [Dutch]
  • Toxakil
  • Toxaphen
  • Toxaphen [German]
  • Toxaphene
  • Toxaphene (technical)
  • Toxaphene 8 EC
  • Toxaphene 8 Emulsifiable Insecticide
  • Toxaphene 90-10
  • Toxaphene E-8
  • Toxon 63
  • Toxyphen
  • UNII-9924JQ4D5J
  • Vertac 90%
  • Vertac toxaphene 90

Systematic Name

  • Toxaphene

Superlist Names

  • Camphechlor
  • Camphene, octachloro-
  • Chlorinated camphene
  • Polychlorinated camphenes
  • RCRA waste no. P123
  • Technical chlorinated camphene
  • Toxaphene

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8001-35-2

FDA UNII

  • 9924JQ4D5J

Other Registry Numbers

  • 12687-42-2
  • 12698-98-5
  • 12770-20-6
  • 37226-11-2
  • 56645-28-4
  • 8022-04-6

System Generated Number

  • 0008001352

Structure Descriptors

Smiles

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Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
dog LD50 oral 15mg/kg (15mg/kg)   Special Publication of the Entomological Society of America. Vol. 78-1, Pg. 13, 1978.
duck LD50 oral 31mg/kg (31mg/kg)   Down to Earth. Vol. 35, Pg. 25, 1979.
guinea pig LD50 oral 250mg/kg (250mg/kg)   "Wirksubstanzen der Pflanzenschutz und Schadlingsbekampfungsmittel," Perkow, W., Berlin, Verlag Paul Parey, 1971-1976Vol. -, Pg. -, 1971/1976.
hamster LD50 oral 200mg/kg (200mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 48, Pg. A192, 1979.
human LDLo oral 28mg/kg (28mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: COMA

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
"Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals," Deichmann, W.B., New York, Academic Press, Inc., 1969Vol. -, Pg. 598, 1969.
human TDLo skin 657mg/kg (657mg/kg) SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): "DERMATITIS, ALLERGIC: AFTER SYSTEMIC EXPOSURE" "Clinical Memoranda on Economic Poisons," U.S. Dept. HEW, Public Health Service, Communicable Disease Center, Atlanta, GA, 1956Vol. -, Pg. 1, 1956.
man LDLo oral 29mg/kg (29mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CYANOSIS

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: OTHER CHANGES
"Clinical Memoranda on Economic Poisons," U.S. Dept. HEW, Public Health Service, Communicable Disease Center, Atlanta, GA, 1956Vol. -, Pg. -, 1956.
man LDLo unreported 44mg/kg (44mg/kg)   "Poisoning; Toxicology, Symptoms, Treatments," 2nd ed., Arena, J.M., Springfield, IL, C.C. Thomas, 1970Vol. 2, Pg. 73, 1970.
mouse LCLo inhalation 2000mg/m3/2H (2000mg/m3)   JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association. Vol. 149, Pg. 1135, 1952.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 42mg/kg (42mg/kg)   Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Vol. 22, Pg. 653, 1974.
mouse LD50 oral 112mg/kg (112mg/kg)   Special Publication of the Entomological Society of America. Vol. 78-1, Pg. 13, 1978.
mouse LD50 unreported 45mg/kg (45mg/kg)   Cytology and Genetics Vol. 8(1), Pg. 23, 1974.
rabbit LD50 oral 75mg/kg (75mg/kg)   "Agrochemicals Handbook," with updates, Hartley, D., and H. Kidd, eds., Nottingham, Royal Soc of Chemistry, 1983-86Vol. A054, Pg. 1984,
rabbit LD50 skin 1025mg/kg (1025mg/kg) VASCULAR: REGIONAL OR GENERAL ARTERIOLAR OR VENOUS DILATION

BEHAVIORAL: EXCITEMENT

BEHAVIORAL: FOOD INTAKE (ANIMAL)
Journal of Economic Entomology. Vol. 46, Pg. 702, 1953.
rat LD50 oral 50mg/kg (50mg/kg)   Arzneimittel-Forschung. Drug Research. Vol. 17, Pg. 614, 1967.
rat LD50 parenteral 90mg/kg (90mg/kg)   Defense des Vegetaux. Vol. 26, Pg. 5, 1972.
rat LD50 skin 600mg/kg (600mg/kg)   Special Publication of the Entomological Society of America. Vol. 78-1, Pg. 13, 1978.
rat LD50 unreported 240mg/kg (240mg/kg)   Cytology and Genetics Vol. 8(1), Pg. 23, 1974.
rat LDLo intraperitoneal 70mg/kg (70mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: LACRIMATION: EYE
Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. Vol. 19, Pg. 47, 1978.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 77 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 5.9 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 0.55 mg/L 20 EXP
Vapor Pressure 6.69E-06 mm Hg 20 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 6.00E-06 atm-m3/mole 20 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.25E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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