Agent Name

1,3-Dichloropropane

CAS Number

142-28-9

Formula

C3-H6-Cl2

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Propane, 1,3-dichloro-; R 270fa; Trimethylene dichloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Chlorinated Aliphatics

Description

Colorless liquid with a sweet odor; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

No known commercial production or sale in the US in 2000; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [ICSC] Inhalation of high concentrations can cause CNS depression, kidney, and liver injury; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

18.2 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 16 deg C; [ICSC]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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