Agent Name

2,8-Dichlorodibenzofuran

CAS Number

5409-83-6

Formula

C12-H6-Cl2-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Dibenzofuran, 2,8-dichloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Polyaromatics

Description

Solid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion; [Aldrich MSDS] See "CHLORINATED DIBENZOFURANS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.54E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Chloracne

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