Agent Name

1,4-Bis(trichloromethyl)benzene

CAS Number

68-36-0

Formula

C8-H4-Cl6

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Hexachloro-4-xylene; 1,4-Bis-trichloromethyl benzene; 1,4-Di(trichloromethyl)benzene; Benzene, 1,4-bis(trichloromethyl)-; Bitriben; Chloksil; Chloxil; Chloxyl; Cloxil; Hetol; Hexachloroparaxylol; Hexichol; Khloksil; Khloxil; alpha,alpha'-Hexachloroxylene; alpha,alpha,alpha,alpha',alpha',alpha'-Hexachloro-p-xylene; p-Bis(perchloromethyl)benzene; p-Bis(trichloromethyl)benzene; p-Di(trichloromethyl)benzene; p-Xylene, alpha,alpha'-hexachloro-; p-Xylene, alpha,alpha,alpha,alpha',alpha',alpha'-hexachloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organochlorine Pesticides

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Slightly yellow fine crystals; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as insecticide and veterinary anthelmintic (trematodes); [Merck Index]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00102 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organochlorine Pesticide

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