Agent Name

Alkenes, C12-24, chloro

CAS Number

68527-02-6

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Chlorinated olefins (C12-C24); [ChemIDplus] Chlorinated alpha-olefin; Chlorinated paraffin; [IUCLID] Chlorowax 500 AO; Paroil 58 NR; [Dover MSDS]

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Liquid; [IUCLID] Clear light liquid with a mild odor; [Dover MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a lubricant, flame retardant, and additive (in paints, adhesives, metal working fluids, and extreme pressure liquids); Also used as a secondary plasticizer and curing agent; [Dover MSDS]

Comments

May cause skin and eye irritation; "Chlorinated paraffins, average chain length C12, average degree of chlorination 60% are considered IARC Group 2B Carcinogens." Changes in liver weight, acute renal necrosis, and acute renal failure observed in 13-week oral study of rats at 325,000 mg/kg/day; [IUCLID] May cause irritation; [Dover MSDS]

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