Agent Name

1,2-Dicarbadodecaborane

CAS Number

16872-09-6

Formula

C2-H12-B10

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Barene; Decarborinene; Dekene; o-Barene; o-Carborane; o-Carborane(12); o-Dicarbadodecaborane(12); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Boron)

Description

White powder, insoluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Toxic by ingestion or inhalation; [Hawley] Harmful if swallowed; Effects in high-dose animal studies include spastic paralysis and convulsions; [MSDSonline] See "Pentaborane" and "Decaborane."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mice) = 170 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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