Dechlorane plus

Agent Name
Dechlorane plus
CAS Number
Major Category
Other Classes
Dechlorane plus formula graphical representation
Dechloran A; Dechlorane 605; Dechlorane Plus 1000; Dechlorane Plus 25; Dechlorane Plus 2520; Dechlorane Plus 35; Dechlorane Plus 515; Dodecachlorododecahydrodimethanodibenzocyclooctane; 1,4:7,10-Dimethanodibenzo(a,e)cyclooctene, 1,2,3,4,7,8,9,10,13,13,14,14-dodecachloro-1,4,4a,5,6,6a,7,10,10a,11,12,12a-dodecahydro-; [ChemIDplus]
Halogenated Cyclic Hydrocarbons
Colorless solid; [Merck Index] White odorless solid; [HSDB] White odorless free-flowing powder; [MSDSonline]
Used as a fire retardant for plastics; [Merck Index]
Not irritating to rabbit eyes; No skin irritation or sensitization observed in study with guinea pigs; Effects in 28 day inhalation study with rats include increase in absolute liver and lung weights with corresponding histopathology; Changes in organ weights were observed in animal dermal and feeding studies, but no changes in clinical chemistry, hematology, or histopathology; No evidence of mutagenicity; Emergency medical treatment: chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides; [HSDB] No information available on reproductive or lactation effects; [REPROTOX]
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Vapor Pressure
7.1E-10 mm Hg
Lethal Concentration
LC50 (rat) = 2,250 mg/m3

Adverse Effects

Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent

Other Information
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