Agent Name

Dichloropropane-dichloropropene mixture

CAS Number

8003-19-8

Formula

C3-H4-Cl2.C3-H6-Cl2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Fumigant 93; 1,2-Dichloropropane + 1,3-dichloro-1-propene (8CI)(9CI); 1,2-Dichloropropane with 1,3-dichloropropene; 1,3-Dichloro-1-propene mixture with 1,2-dichloropropane; 1,3-Dichloropropene and 1,2-dichloropropane mixture; 1-Propene, 1,3-dichloro-, mixt with 1,2-dichloropropane; D-D; D-D Soil Fumigant; DD mixture; Dichlorpropan-dichlorpropengemisch [German]; Dowfume N; ENT 8,420; Nemafene; Propane, Dichloro- mixed with Propene, Dichloro-; Vidden D; 1-Propene, 1,3-dichloro-, mixture with 1,2-dichloropropane; Dichloropropane - dichloropropene (mixture); Dichloropropene, dichloropropane mixtures; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Fumigants

Description

Clear amber liquid with a pungent odor; [HSDB] Straw to amber liquid with a strong odor like garlic; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as soil nematocide; [HSDB]

Comments

Severely irritating to skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; May cause CNS depression; A moderate skin sensitizer; [HSDB] May be fatal by inhalation, skin absorption, or ingestion; May burn skin and eyes; Inhalation may cause difficulty breathing; Ingestion may cause pulmonary edema; [CAMEO] See "1,3-Dichloropropene." See "Dichloropropene, all isomers."

Restricted

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

Reference Link

ATSDR - ToxFAQs: Dichloropropenes

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

35.6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 1,000 ppm/4h

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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