67-72-1 Hexachloroethane

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CAS 67-72-1 -

CAS Number:  67-72-1

Chemical Name:  Hexachloroethane

Type of Toxicity:  cancer

Listing Mechanism:  Authoritative Bodies (AB)

Date Listed:  1-Jul-90

NSRL (No Significant Risk Level) or MADL (Maximum Allowable Dose Level):  20 µg/day

Where a source or product results in exposures by multiple routes, the total exposure must be considered. For example, the MADL for benzene is exceeded when the absorbed dose exceeds 24 µg/day. If only inhalation and oral exposure occurs, the benzene MADL is exceeded when: (oral dose ÷ 24 µg/day) + (inhalation dose ÷ 49 µg/day) > 1.0.

View risk assessment documentation for Hexachloroethane related to these safe harbor levels (PDF)

Chemical Formula:  C2Cl6

Synonyms:  Avlothane;Carbon hexachloride;Distokal;Distopan;Distopin;Egitol;Falkitol;Fasciolin;Hexachlorethane;Hexachloroethane;Hexachloroethylene;Mottenhexe;Perchloroethane;Phenohep;CCl3CCl3;Ethane hexachloride;Ethylene hexachloride;1,1,1,2,2,2-Hexachloroethane;Hexachlor-aethan;NCI-C04604;NA 9037;Rcra waste number U131;C2Cl6

Use:  synthetic agent, moth repellent, component in pyrotechnics,

Appearance:  white crystalline powder

Melting Point:  187 C (sublimes)

Vapor Density:  8.2

Vapor Pressure:  0.4 mm Hg at 20 C

Water Solubility:  negligible

Stability:  Stable. Non-combustible. May react with hot metals, strong oxidizing agents.

Molecular Weight:  236.7376

More info:  Hexachloroethane CAS 67-72-1...

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