Agent Name

Oxychlordane

CAS Number

27304-13-8

Formula

C10-H4-Cl8-O

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1-exo,2-endo,4,5,6,7,8,8-Octachloro-2,3-exo-epoxy-2,3,3a,4,7,7a-hexahydro-4,7-methanoindene; 4,7-Methanoindan, 3a,4,7,7a-tetrahydro-2,3-epoxy-1,2,4,5,6,7,8,8-octachloro-, exo,endo-; Octachlor epoxide; Oxychlordan; 2,5-Methano-2H-indeno(1,2-b)oxirene, 2,3,4,5,6,6a,7,7-octachloro-1a,1b,5,5a,6,6a-hexahydro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organochlorine Pesticides

Description

White solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Metabolite of chlordane (pesticide); [HSDB]

Comments

See "Chlordane."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.9E-6 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organochlorine Pesticide

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