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1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane

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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.24

grade

analytical standard

product line

PESTANAL®

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n/D 1.5542

bp

60-65 °C/7.5 mmHg

density

2.081 g/mL at 25 °C

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
environmental
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

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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General description

1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DCBP) is a brominated organochlorine nematocide used in agriculture as a soil fumigant.

Application

DCBP may be used as a reference standard for the determination of the analyte in crops using gas-liquid chromatographic detection method.
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Caution

Restricted to professional users. Attention − Avoid exposure − obtain special instructions before use.

Legal Information

PESTANAL is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Carc. 1B - Muta. 1B - Repr. 1A - STOT RE 2 Oral

target_organs

Testes

Storage Class

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

170.1 °F

flash_point_c

76.7 °C

ppe

Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves, type ABEK (EN14387) respirator filter


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Genetic activity of 1, 2-dibromo-3-chloropropane, a widely-used fumigant.
Rosenkranz HS.
Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 14(1), 8-12 (1975)
A method for the determination of 1, 3-dichloropropene, 1, 2-dibromoethane, and 1, 2-dibromo-3-chloropropane in food crops.
Newsome WH and Panopio LG
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 25(5), 998-1000 (1977)
1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane.
Report on carcinogens : carcinogen profiles, 11, III81-III82 (2004-01-01)
1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane.
Report on carcinogens : carcinogen profiles, 10, 79-80 (2004-08-25)
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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