Agent Name

Halowax 1014

CAS Number

12616-36-3

Major Category

Other Classes

Category

Halowaxes

Description

Solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used in electroplating stop-off compounds; as impregnates for carbon electrodes in chlorine production; [HSDB] See "CHLORINATED NAPHTHALENES."

Comments

Composed of 10% tetrachloronaphthalenes, 40% pentachloronaphthalene, and 40% hexachloronaphthalene; Total of 62% chlorine content; [HSDB] See "CHLORINATED NAPHTHALENES."

Reference Link

INCHEM: CHLORINATED NAPHTHALENES (CICAD 34 - 2001)

Exposure Assessment
Bioaccumulates

Yes

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Chloracne

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