Agent Name

1,2,3,4,5-Pentabromo-6-chlorocyclohexane

CAS Number

87-84-3

Formula

C6-H6-Br5-Cl

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Chloropentabromocyclohexane; Cyclohexane, 1,2,3,4,5-pentabromo-6-chloro-; Cyclohexane, 1-chloro-2,3,4,5,6-pentabromo-; Pentabromochlorocyclohexane; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Cyclic Hydrocarbons

Description

White solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as additive flame retardant in polystyrene foams; [NTP]

Comments

Effects in two year feeding study with rats include decreased body weight, increased bromine levels in tissue, and histopathological changes to colon; No other significant adverse findings in mortality, clinical, hematologic, or urinary chemistry, necropsy, or histopathology; [HSDB] Effects in high-dose animal studies include colon tumors, changes in liver and bladder weight, impaired liver function, and changes in tubules and glomeruli; [RTECS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.46E-6 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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