Agent Name

Dichloropropene, all isomers

CAS Number

26952-23-8

Formula

C3-H4-Cl2

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1-Propene, dichloro-; Dichloropropylene; alpha-Chloroallyl chloride; [ChemIDplus] UN2047

Category

Chlorinated Aliphatics

Sources/Uses

1,3-Dichloropropene is a mixture of cis and trans isomers used as a nematocide to fumigate soil before planting; It is the only isomer "currently in production at a significant volume." [Reference #1]

Comments

Danger of skin sensitization for cis- and trans- isomers; [MAK] See "1,1-Dichloropropene," "1,2-Dichloropropene," "1,3-Dichloropropene," and "trans-1,3-Dichloropropene."

Reference Link

ATSDR - ToxFAQs: Dichloropropenes

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

24 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Links to Other NLM Databases
Health Studies

Human Health Effects from Hazardous Substances Data Bank:

Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Related Information in HazMap
Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: