Agent Name

Chlorbenside

CAS Number

103-17-3

Formula

C13-H10-Cl2-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

(4-Chloor-benzyl)-(4-chloor-fenyl)-sulfide [Dutch]; (4-Chlor-benzyl)-(4-chlor-phenyl)-sulfid [German]; (4-Cloro-benzil)-(4-cloro-fenil)-solfuro [Italian]; 1-Chloro-4-(((4-chlorophenyl)methyl)thio)benzene; 4-Chlorobenzyl 4-chlorophenyl sulphide; 4-Chlorophenyl 4'-chlorobenzyl sulfide; Benzene, 1-chloro-4-(((4-chlorophenyl)methyl)thio)-; CP 20; Chloorbenzide [Dutch]; Chloracid; Chloracid (VAN); Chloracide; Chlorbensid [German]; Chlorbenxide; Chlorbenzide; Chlorocid; Chloroparacide; Chlorosulfacide; Chlorparacide; Chlorsulphacide; ENT 20,696; HRS 860; Mitox; RD 2195; Sulfide, p-chlorobenzyl p-chlorophenyl; Sulfure de 4-chlorobenzyle et de 4-chlorophenyle [French]; p-Chlorobenzyl p-chlorophenyl sulfide; p-Chlorobenzyl p-chlorophenyl sulphide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organochlorine Pesticides

Description

Solid with an odor like almonds; [Hawley] Colorless solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as acaricide (especially for eggs and larvae) in fruits, ornamentals, and nursery stock; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin irritant; [Hawley] A mild skin and eye irritant; May be absorbed through skin; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Restricted

No longer registered as a pesticide for use in the US; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.78E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organochlorine Pesticide

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