Agent Name

1,1,1-Trichloro-2,2-diphenylethane

CAS Number

2971-22-4

Formula

C14-H11-Cl3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1'-(2,2,2-Trichloroethylidene)dibenzene; 1,1-Diphenyl-2,2,2-trichloroethane; 2,2-Diphenyl-1,1,1-trichloroethane; Benzene, 1,1'-(2,2,2-trichloroethylidene)bis-; DPE; DPT; DPT (VAN); Diphenyltrichloroethane; Ethane, 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-diphenyl-; Ethane, 2,2-diphenyl-1,1,1-trichloro-; Ethane, 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-diphenyl- (8CI); Ethane, 2,2-diphenyl-1,1,1-trichloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Polyaromatics

Description

Solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate for diphenylacetic acid (herbicide intermediate); [HSDB]

Comments

One of the synonyms for DDT is "1,1,1-Trichloro-2,2-di(4-chlorophenyl)-ethane." See "DDT."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.99E-5 mm Hg

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