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Substance Name: Benzal chloride
RN: 98-87-3
UNII: 222447TR16
InChIKey: CAHQGWAXKLQREW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formula

  • C7-H6-Cl2

Molecular Weight

  • 161.0304
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Mutation Data
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 2A
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 5000 lb
  • Threshold Planning Quantity (TPQ) = 500 lb

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Benzal chloride

Synonyms

  • (Dichloromethyl)benzene
  • 4-05-00-00817 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • AI3-28597
  • alpha,alpha-Dichlorotoluene
  • Benzal chloride
  • Benzene, (dichloromethyl)-
  • Benzyl dichloride
  • Benzylene chloride
  • Benzylidene chloride
  • BRN 1099407
  • CCRIS 959
  • Chlorobenzal
  • Chlorure de benzylidene
  • Chlorure de benzylidene [French]
  • Cloruro de bencilideno
  • Cloruro de bencilideno [Spanish]
  • Dichlorophenylmethane
  • EC 202-709-2
  • EINECS 202-709-2
  • HSDB 5322
  • NSC 7915
  • RCRA waste number U017
  • Toluene, alpha,alpha-dichloro-
  • UNII-222447TR16

Systematic Names

  • alpha,alpha-Dichlorotoluene
  • Benzene, (dichloromethyl)-
  • Toluene, alpha,alpha-dichloro- (8CI)

Superlist Names

  • Benzal chloride
  • Benzene, dichloromethyl-
  • Benzyl dichloride
  • Benzylidene chloride [UN1886] [Poison]
  • RCRA waste no. U017
  • Toluene, alpha,alpha-dichloro-
  • UN1886

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 98-87-3

FDA UNII

  • 222447TR16

System Generated Number

  • 0000098873

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C7H6Cl2/c8-7(9)6-4-2-1-3-5-6/h1-5,7H

InChIKey

CAHQGWAXKLQREW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c1ccc(cc1)C(Cl)Cl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mammal (species unspecified) LC50 inhalation 210mg/m3 (210mg/m3)   Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 30(3), Pg. 6, 1986.
mammal (species unspecified) LD50 oral 1400mg/kg (1400mg/kg)   Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 40(1), Pg. 92, 1975.
mouse LC50 inhalation 32ppm/2H (32ppm) BRAIN AND COVERINGS: RECORDINGS FROM SPECIFIC AREAS OF CNS

BEHAVIORAL: EXCITEMENT

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION
IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risk of Chemicals to Man. Vol. 29, Pg. 65, 1982.
mouse LD50 oral 2462mg/kg (2462mg/kg)   Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory Report. Vol. TR-72-62, Pg. 1972,
rat LC50 inhalation 61ppm/2H (61ppm) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION

BRAIN AND COVERINGS: RECORDINGS FROM SPECIFIC AREAS OF CNS

BEHAVIORAL: EXCITEMENT
IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risk of Chemicals to Man. Vol. 29, Pg. 65, 1982.
rat LD50 oral 3249mg/kg (3249mg/kg)   Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory Report. Vol. TR-72-62, Pg. 1972,

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point -1.70E+01 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 205 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 2.970 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 250 mg/L 30 EXP
Vapor Pressure 0.47 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 3.98E-04 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.29E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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