Agent Name

2,3-Dichloro-1,4-dioxane

CAS Number

95-59-0

Formula

C4-H6-Cl2-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,4-Dioxane, 2,3-dichloro-; 2,3-Dichloro-p-dioxane; p-Dioxane, 2,3-dichloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

mp = 30 deg C; [HSDB] Liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an alkylating agent and experimental carcinogen; [HSDB]

Comments

Significant number of sarcomas observed at site of subcutaneous injection in rabbits; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

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