Agent Name

Pentachloroaniline

CAS Number

527-20-8

Formula

C6-H2-Cl5-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,3,4,5,6-Pentachloroaniline; 2,3,4,5,6-Pentachlorobenzenamine; Aniline, 2,3,4,5,6-pentachloro-; Benzenamine, 2,3,4,5,6-pentachloro-; PCA; PCA (VAN); Pentachloroaminobenzene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Solid; [HSDB] Crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

An environmental degradation product of the fungicide quintozene; No longer registered for use in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

LD50 (rat) >15000 mg/kg (route unreported); [RTECS] Emergency treatment: see "Aniline." [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.5E-6 mm Hg

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