Agent Name

Dimite

Alternative Name

Chlorfenethol

CAS Number

80-06-8

Formula

C14-H12-Cl2-O

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Chlorfenethol; 1,1-Bis(4-chlorophenyl)ethanol; 1,1-Bis(4-chlorphenyl)-aethanol [German]; 1,1-Bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethanol; 1,1-Bis(p-chlorophenyl)methylcarbinol; 1,1-Bis(p-chorophenyl)ethanol; 4,4'-Dichloro-(methyl benzhydrol); 4,4'-Dichloro-alpha-methylbenzhydrol; 4,4'-Dichloro-alpha-methylbenzohydrol; 4-Chloro-alpha-(4-chlorophenyl)-alpha-methylbenzenemethanol; BCPE; BCPE (pesticide); BPE; Benzenemethanol, 4-chloro-alpha-(4-chlorophenyl)-alpha-methyl-; Benzhydrol, 4,4'-dichloro-alpha-methyl-; Bis(4-chlorophenyl)methylcarbinol; Bis(p-chlorophenyl)methyl carbinol; Bis(p-chlorophenyl)methylcarbinol; Chlorfenethol; Chlorfenethol [ISO:BSI]; DCPC; DCPC (VAN); DCPE; DMC; DMC (VAN); Di(p-chlorophenyl) methylcarbinol; Di-(p-chlorophenyl)-ethanol; Dichlorodiphenylethanol; Dimit; ENT 9,624; Ethanol, 1,1-bis(p-chlorophenyl)-; Micasin; Mikazene; Qikron; Quickron; p,p'-Dichlorodiphenylmethylcarbinol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organochlorine Pesticides

Description

Colorless or white solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as acaricide and insecticide for fruits, vegetables, vines, hops, cotton, and ornamentals; [HSDB]

Restricted

No longer registered as a pesticide for use in the US; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.38E-7 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organochlorine Pesticide

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