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Substance Name: Metaldehyde
RN: 9002-91-9

Note

  • Polymer of acetaldehyde.

Classification Codes

  • Molluscacides
  • Pesticides
  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)

Molecular Formula

  • (C2-H4-O)x-

Molecular Weight

  • 44.0526
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Metaldehyde

Synonyms

  • 2,4,6,8-Tetramethyl-1,3,5,7-tetraoxacyclooctane or acetaldehyde homopolymer
  • Acetaldehyde, homopolymer
  • Acetaldehyde, polymers
  • Antimilace
  • HSDB 1735
  • Limax
  • Limovet
  • Meta
  • Metaldehyde
  • Namekil
  • Polyacetaldehyde
  • Schneckokorn
  • Schnex-schneckentod
  • Slugit
  • Terrasan-schneckentod gekoernt

Systematic Names

  • Acetaldehyde, homopolymer
  • Acetaldehyde, polymers

Superlist Name

  • Acetaldehyde, homopolymer

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9002-91-9

System Generated Number

  • 0009002919

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • (C2-H4-O)x-

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C2-H4-O
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

Smiles

O([C@@H](C)*)*

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
dog LD50 oral 600mg/kg (600mg/kg)   Pesticide Manual. Vol. 9, Pg. 556, 1991.