CHEMICAL PROFILES|Chemical Profile

Chemical: 1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE
CAS Number: 78-87-5
Chemical Profile for 1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE (CAS Number: 78-87-5)

  • Human Health Hazards
    Health Hazard Reference(s)
    Recognized:Carcinogen P65
    Suspected:Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicant ATSDR EPA-HEN KLAA
    Endocrine Toxicant RTECS
    Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicant ATSDR EPA-HEN HAZMAP RTECS
    Kidney Toxicant EPA-HEN RTECS
    Neurotoxicant ATSDR DAN EPA-HEN HAZMAP RTECS
    Reproductive Toxicant FRAZIER
    Respiratory Toxicant ATSDR EPA-HEN
    Skin or Sense Organ Toxicant EPA-HEN
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  • Hazard Rankings
    More hazardous than most chemicals in 5 out of 12 ranking systems.
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  • Chemical Use Profile
    This is a high volume chemical with production exceeding 1 million pounds annually in the U.S.
    Used in at least 2 industries.
    Used in pesticide products.
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  • Rank Chemicals by Reported Environmental Releases in the United States
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  • Regulatory Coverage
    On at least 8 federal regulatory lists.
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  • Basic Testing to Identify Chemical Hazards
    Eight basic tests to identify chemical hazards have been conducted and are publicly available for this chemical.
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  • Information Needed for Safety Assessment
    Possesses all the data required for safety assessment.
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  • Links
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  • Notes
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