Agent Name

p,p'-DDMS

CAS Number

2642-80-0

Formula

C14-H11-Cl3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1-Bis(p-chlorophenyl)-2-chloroethane; 1-Chloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane; 2,2-Bis(p-chlorophenyl)-1-monochloroethane; Benzene, 1,1'-(2-chloroethylidene)bis(4-chloro)-; DDMS; Ethane, 2-chloro-1,1-bis(p-chlorophenyl)-; Ethane, 2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)-1-chloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Polyaromatics

Sources/Uses

Found as metabolite of DDT in rats; [INCHEM]

Comments

Emergency medical treatment: see chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides; [HSDB] Effects in high-dose animal studies include convulsions; [RTECS] see "DDT."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

Other Poison

Organochlorine Pesticide

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