676713

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1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane

97%

Synonym(s):
DBCP
Linear Formula:
CH2BrCHBrCH2Cl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
236.33
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1732077
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

97%

refractive index

n/D 1.5542

bp

60-65 °C/7.5 mmHg

density

2.081 g/mL at 25 °C

SMILES string

ClCC(Br)CBr

InChI

1S/C3H5Br2Cl/c4-1-3(5)2-6/h3H,1-2H2

InChI key

WBEJYOJJBDISQU-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane can be used to prepare:
  • Tritium radiolabeled dibromochloropropane.
  • L-Glutathione conjugates, which are used to alkylate the DNA to yield N7-guanyl adducts.

Packaging

5, 25 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Target Organs

Testes

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN 2872 6.1 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

170.1 °F

Flash Point(C)

76.7 °C

Isolation and characterization of N7-guanyl adducts derived from 1, 2-dibromo-3-chloropropane
Humphreys WG, et al.
Chemical Research in Toxicology, 4(4), 445-453 (1991)
An improved synthesis of labelled dibromochloropropane
Buchman O, et al.
Journal of Labelled Compounds & Radiopharmaceuticals, 18(12), 1713-1719 (1981)
S Teramoto et al.
Mutation research, 221(1), 1-9 (1989-07-01)
1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP) is a nematocide, which has been used extensively as a soil fumigant in agriculture. Since sterility was found among male workers involved in the manufacture of DBCP, great concern has been focused on the genetic hazards of DBCP....
1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane.
Report on carcinogens : carcinogen profiles, 11, III81-III82 (2004-01-01)
Jonathan Hofmann et al.
International journal of occupational and environmental health, 12(4), 321-328 (2006-12-16)
The nematocide 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP), widely used in Costa Rica during the late 1960s and 1970s, causes sterility in men and is a possible carcinogen. Mortality among a cohort of Costa Rican banana plantation workers was investigated. The cohort included 40,959...

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