Agent Name

Dianhydrogalactitol

CAS Number

23261-20-3

Formula

C6-H10-O4

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

1,2-5,6-Dianhydro-dulcitol; 1,2:5,6-Dianhydrogalactitol; 1,2:5,6-Diepoxydulcitol; DAD; DAG; Dianhydrodulcitol; Dianhydrogalactitol; Dulcitol diepoxide; Dulcitoldiepoxide; Galactitol, 1,2:5,6-dianhydro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pharmaceuticals

Sources/Uses

"One of the cytotoxic dihalohexitols that may have alkylating antineoplastic activity. It causes bone marrow toxicity. The active form is thought to be the diepoxide." [ChemIDplus] An alkylating agent; [Sax]

Comments

Toxic by ingestion or parenteral routes; [Sax]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00101 mm Hg

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