Agent Name

1,2,3,4,7,7-Hexachloronorbornadiene

CAS Number

3389-71-7

Formula

C7-H2-Cl6

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2,3,4,7,7-Hexachloro-2,5-norbornadiene; 1,2,3,4,7,7-Hexachlorobicyclo(2.2.1)hepta-2,5-diene; 2,5-Norbornadiene, 1,2,3,4,7,7-hexachloro-; Bicyclo(2.2.1)hepta-2,5-diene, 1,2,3,4,7,7-hexachloro-; Hexachloronorbornadiene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Cyclic Hydrocarbons

Sources/Uses

Used strictly as an intermediate for Endrin (pesticide) production; Velsicol, the only US manufacturer of intermediate and Endrin, voluntarily cancelled registrations for Endrin in 1985 (very likely no longer produced in the US); [EPA]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Endrin."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00468 mm Hg

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