Agent Name

1,2-Dichloropropene

CAS Number

563-54-2

Formula

C3-H4-Cl2

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1,2-Dichloropropylene; 1-Propene, 1,2-dichloro-; Dichlor; Dichlorpropen-gemisch [German]; PDC; Propene, 1,2-dichloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Chlorinated Aliphatics

Description

Liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used in a mixture as a soil fumigant for control of nematodes affecting roots of plants; [HSDB] 1,3-Dichloropropene is used as a pesticide; 2,3-Dichloropropene is used to make other chemicals; No uses were found for the other isomers (1,1-, 1,2-, and 3,3-); [Reference #1]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory mucosa irritant; Inhalation of high concentrations can cause CNS depression and lacrimation; May cause kidney and liver injury; [HSDB] There is little information available about the isomers other than 1,3-Dichloropropene. [Reference #1] See "1,3-Dichloropropene." See "Dichloropropene, all isomers."

Reference Link

ATSDR - ToxFAQs: Dichloropropenes

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

90.8 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

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