Agent Name

Dibutyl chlorendate

CAS Number

1770-80-5

Formula

C17-H20-Cl6-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Chlorendic acid dibutyl ester; Dibutyl 1,4,5,6,7,7-hexachlorobicyclo(2.2.1)hept-5-ene-2,3-dicarboxylate; Dibutyl chlorendate; 5-Norbornene-2,3-dicarboxylic acid, 1,4,5,6,7,7-hexachloro-, dibutyl ester (8CI); Bicyclo(2.2.1)hept-5-ene-2,3-dicarboxylic acid, 1,4,5,6,7,7-hexachloro-, dibutyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Classified as an agricultural chemical and a herbicide; [ChemIDplus] Sold by AccuStandard as a chemical reference standard; [MSDSonline] Flame retardant additive; [NTP]

Comments

LD50 (rats) = > 10gm/kg [ChemIDplus] In an NTP substance profile, Chlorendic acid, CAS No. 115-28-6, is classified as "reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen" based on sufficient evidence in animals. Chlorendic acid is used as a flame retardant monomer in polyester coatings, epoxy resins, and polyurethane foams. It is also used as a chemical intermediate for dibutyl and dimethyl chlorendate, which are flame retardant additives. [NTP]

Reference Link

NTP Report on Carcinogens, 12th Edition: Chlorendic Acid

Adverse Effects
NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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