Agent Name

Dienochlor

Alternative Name

Pentac

CAS Number

2227-17-0

Formula

C10-Cl10

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Pentac; 1,1',2,2',3,3',4,4',5,5'-Decachlorobi-2,4-cyclopentadien-1-yl; Bi-2,4-cyclopentadien-1-yl, 1,1',2,2',3,3',4,4',5,5'-decachloro-; Bi-2,4-cyclopentadien-1-yl, decachloro-; Bis(pentachlor-2,4-cyclopentadien-1-yl); Bis(pentachloro-2,4-cyclopentadien-1-yl); Bis(pentachlorocyclopentadienyl); Decachlor; Decachlorobi-2,4-cyclopentadien-1-yl; Decachlorobi-2,4-cyclopentadiene-1-yl; Decachlorobis(2,4-cyclopentadien-1-yl); Decachlorobis(2,4-cyclopentadiene-1-yl); Dienochlore [ISO-French]; ENT 25,718; HRS 1654; HRS 16A; HRS-16; Hooker HRS 1654; Hooker HRS-16; Pentac (50WP); Pentac SP; Pentac WP; Perchloro-1,1'-bicyclopenta-2,4-diene; Perchloro-1,1'-bicyclopenta-2,4-dienyl; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organochlorine Pesticides

Description

Tan or yellow solid; [HSDB] Tan crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as acaricide for greenhouses and ornamentals; [HSDB]

Comments

A mild eye irritant; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Restricted

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

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.18E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 425 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organochlorine Pesticide

Links to Other NLM Databases
Health Studies

Human Health Effects from Hazardous Substances Data Bank:

Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Biomedical References

Search PubMed

Related Information in HazMap
Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent:

Processes

Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: