Agent Name

Chlordene

CAS Number

3734-48-3

Formula

C10-H6-Cl6

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

4,5,6,7,8,8-Hexachlor-delta(sup 1,5)-tetrahydro-4,7-methanoinden; 4,5,6,7,8,8-Hexachloro-3a,4,7,7a-tetrahydro-4,7-methanoindene; 4,7-Methano-1H-indene, 4,5,6,7,8,8-hexachloro-3a,4,7,7a-tetrahydro-; 4,7-Methanoindene, 4,5,6,7,8,8-hexachloro-3a,4,7,7a-tetrahydro-; 4,7-Methanoindene, 4,5,6,7,8,8-hexachloro-delta(sup 1,5)-tetrahydro-; Addukt hexachlorcyklopentadienu S cyklopentadienem [Czech]; Chlordene 50; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organochlorine Pesticides

Description

Off-white powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make chlordane and heptachlor; A minor component of technical chlordane; [HSDB]

Comments

See "Chlordane."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.0E-5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 2,000 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organochlorine Pesticide

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