Agent Name

Sulphenone

CAS Number

80-00-2

Formula

C12-H9-Cl-O2-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1-Chloro-4-(phenylsulfonyl)benzene; 4-Chlordifenylsulfon [Czech]; 4-Chlorodiphenyl sulfone; 4-Chlorodiphenyl sulphone; 4-Chlorophenyl phenyl sulfone; Benzene, 1-chloro-4-(phenylsulfonyl)-; Compound R-242; R 242; R-242; R-242-B; Sulfenon; Sulfenone; Sulfone, p-chlorophenyl phenyl; Trifenson; p-Chlorophenyl phenyl sulfone; p-Chlorophenyl phenyl sulphone; p-Monochlorophenyl phenyl sulfone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organochlorine Pesticides

Description

Colorless or white solid; [HSDB] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as acaricide; Not currently registered with the EPA for use in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

Effects include weakness and weight loss in high-dose oral studies in dogs; [RTECS] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.9E-6 mm Hg

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