Agent Name

trans-1,3-Dichloropropene

CAS Number

10061-02-6

Formula

C3-H4-Cl2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

(E)-1,3-Dichloro-1-propene; (E)-1,3-Dichloropropene; 1-Propene, 1,3-dichloro-, (E)-; Propene, 1,3-dichloro-, (E)-; Propylene, 1,3-dichloro-, (trans); trans-1,3-Dichloro-1-propene; trans-1,3-Dichloropropylene; trans-3-Chloroallyl chloride; trans-Telone; 1,3-Dichloropropene, trans-; [ChemIDplus] UN2047

Category

Fumigants

Description

1,3-Dichloropropene: Colorless to amber liquid with an odor like chloroform; [HSDB] Clear colorless liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

1,3-Dichloropropene is a mixture of cis and trans isomers used as a nematocide to fumigate soil before planting; [Reference #1]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; May cause burns and lacrimation; May cause injury to liver, kidneys, and heart; [Merck Index] A strong irritant; May cause lacrimation, severe respiratory distress, CNS depression, and GI distress with pulmonary congestion and edema; May cause liver, kidney, and heart damage; [CAMEO] May cause irritation; Targets kidneys and liver; [MSDSonline] See "1,3-Dichloropropene." See "Dichloropropene, all isomers."

Reference Link

ATSDR - ToxFAQs: Dichloropropenes

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

34 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Dichloropropenes."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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