Agent Name

Dechlorane plus

CAS Number

13560-89-9

Formula

C18-H12-Cl12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Dechloran A; Dechlorane 605; Dechlorane Plus 1000; Dechlorane Plus 25; Dechlorane Plus 2520; Dechlorane Plus 35; Dechlorane Plus 515; Dodecachlorododecahydrodimethanodibenzocyclooctane; 1,4:7,10-Dimethanodibenzo(a,e)cyclooctene, 1,2,3,4,7,8,9,10,13,13,14,14-dodecachloro-1,4,4a,5,6,6a,7,10,10a,11,12,12a-dodecahydro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Cyclic Hydrocarbons

Description

Colorless solid; [Merck Index] White odorless solid; [HSDB] White odorless free-flowing powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a fire retardant for plastics; [Merck Index]

Comments

Not irritating to rabbit eyes; No skin irritation or sensitization observed in study with guinea pigs; Effects in 28 day inhalation study with rats include increase in absolute liver and lung weights with corresponding histopathology; Changes in organ weights were observed in animal dermal and feeding studies, but no changes in clinical chemistry, hematology, or histopathology; No evidence of mutagenicity; Emergency medical treatment: chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides; [HSDB] No information available on reproductive or lactation effects; [REPROTOX]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.1E-10 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 2,250 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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