Agent Name

Dichlorobenzyl chloride

CAS Number

38721-71-0

Formula

C7-H5-Cl3

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Synonyms

Benzene, dichloro(chloromethyl)-; Toluene, alpha, ar, ar-trichloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

Colorless liquid with a penetrating odor; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as intermediate for pharmaceuticals, dyes, insecticides, and benzyl ammonium quaternary algicides; [HSDB]

Comments

In rabbits, moderately irritating to eyes and mildly irritating to skin after 4 hour exposure; [HSDB]

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