Agent Name

Bis(trichloromethyl) sulfone

CAS Number

3064-70-8

Formula

C2-Cl6-O2-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Bis(trichloromethyl)sulfone; Chlorosulfona; Clorosulfona; Hexachlorodimethyl sulfone; N 1386; N-1386 biocide; Slimicide E; Trichloromethylsulfone; Bis(trichloromethyl)sulfone; Methane, 1,1'-sulfonylbis(1,1,1-trichloro-; Sulfone, bis(trichloromethyl); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biocides/Disinfectants

Description

Off-white solid with a pungent odor; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as algaecide, bacteriostat, and fungicide in adhesives, coatings, oil recovery drilling muds, paper products, canneries, cooling water systems, industrial auxiliary water systems, industrial scrubbing systems, industrial waste disposal systems, pulp/paper mill water systems, secondary oil recovery injection water, and sewage systems; [HSDB]

Comments

Oral LOEL for developmental toxicity in rats = 50 mg/kg/day (reduced fetal body weight and increased skeletal and external anomalies; [HSDB]

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