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General Description

Synonyms: 1,1a,2,2a,3,3a,4,4a,5,5a,5b,6-Dodecachlorooctahydro-1,3,4- metheno-1H-cyclobuta[c,d]pentalene; Hexachloropentadiene dimer; Dechlorane

OSHA IMIS Code Number: M189

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 2385-85-5

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

white, odorless crystals, decomposes at 485°C

Health Factors

Carcinogenic Classification:

International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC): Group 2B, possibly carcinogenic to humans

National Toxicology Program (NTP): Suspect Human Carcinogen

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Bulk Method:

  • Limit the amount of bulk submitted to one gram or one mL.

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