Agent Name

Polixetonium chloride

Alternative Name

Busan 77

CAS Number

31512-74-0

Formula

(C10-H24-N2-O.Cl2)mult-

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Busan 77; Mbc 115; BL 2142; Bualta; Bubond 60; KA 1700; Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl(dimethyliminio)-1,2-ethanediyl(dimethyliminio)-1,2-ethanediyl dichloride); Poly(oxyethylene(dimethyliminio)ethylene(dimethyliminio)ethylene dichloride); TB 66; WSCP; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biocides/Disinfectants

Description

Light amber to pale yellow liquid with a mild fishy odor; [Reference #1]

Sources/Uses

Used to control algae, bacteria, and fungi in residential and non-commercial aquatic areas (i.e. swimming pools and fountains), metal working fluids, water cooling towers, and water systems for fire protection, textiles, pulp and paper, and petroleum secondary recovery; [Reference #1]

Comments

NOAEL of 221 mg/kg/day for sub-chronic oral study of rats based on renal tubular mineralization; Not carcinogenic in mice; Increased frequency of thyroid C-cell adenomas observed in female rats (300 and 900 mg/kg/day); [Reference #1]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

10.8 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rabbit) = 4,000 mg/m3

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