72-20-8 Endrin

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CAS 72-20-8 -

CAS Number:  72-20-8

Chemical Name:  Endrin

Type of Toxicity:  developmental

Listing Mechanism:  Authoritative Bodies (AB)

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Date Listed:  15-May-98

Chemical Formula:  C12H8Cl6O

Synonyms:  2,7:3,6-Dimethanonaphth[2,3-b]oxirene, 3,4,5,6,9,9-hexachloro-1a,2,2a,3,6,6a,7,7a-octahydro-, (1a«alpha»,2«beta»,2a«beta»,3«alpha»,6«alpha»,6a«beta»,7«beta»,7a«alpha»)-;1,4:5,8-Dimethanonaphthalene, 1,2,3,4,10,10-hexachloro-6,7-epoxy-1,4,4a,5,6,7,8,8a-octahydro-, endo,endo-;Cmpd. 269;Endrex;Endricol;Experimental Insecticide 269;EN 57;Mendrin;Oktanex;SD

Appearance:  white or beige crystalline solid

Melting Point:  ca. 200 C (decompose

Vapor Pressure:  negligible at 20 C

Water Solubility:  negligible

Stability:  Stable. Incompatible with strong acids, strong oxidizers. Corrodes some metals.

Molecular Weight:  380.9075

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