Agent Name

1,1-Dichloropropane

CAS Number

78-99-9

Formula

C3-H6-Cl2

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Propane, 1,1-dichloro-; Propylidene chloride; R 270fb; alpha,alpha-Dichloropropane; alpha,alpha-Propylene dichloride; [ChemIDplus] UN1992

Category

Chlorinated Aliphatics

Description

Colorless liquid; [ICSC]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent for pesticide formulations; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant; [ICSC] Inhalation can cause CNS depression; High concentrations may cause lacrimation; [HSDB] An irritant; Inhalation of high concentrations can cause CNS depression; May damage liver and kidneys; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

68.3 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 4,000 ppm/4h

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 16 deg C; [ICSC]

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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