Agent Name

Dichloropropane, all isomers

CAS Number

26638-19-7

Formula

C3-H6-Cl2

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

DCP; Dichlorpropan; Propane dichloride; Propane, dichloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN1279

Category

Chlorinated Aliphatics

Description

Colorless liquid with an odor like chloroform; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as solvent for pesticide formulations; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin, eye, nose, throat, and respiratory tract irritant; May cause lacrimation and CNS depression; May cause injury to liver, kidneys, and heart; [HSDB] Highly flammable; May cause irritation or burns to skin and eyes; [CAMEO] See "1,1-Dichloropropane," "2,2-Dichoropropane," "1,3-Dichloropropane," and "Propylene dichloride."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

50.8 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

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