Testing Status of 2,6-Dichlorophenol 10427-Y


CASRN: 87-65-0

Formula: C6-H4-Cl2-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Phenol, 2,6-dichloro-

Known Uses

Chemical intermediate for 2,4,6-trichlorophenol [Desmurs J-R, Ratton S; Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology. (2001). NY, NY: John Wiley & Sons; Chlorophenols. Online Posting Date: Dec 4, 2000.] **PEER REVIEWED** Isoln and identification as sex pheromone of lone star tick. Merck 12th Edition. Intermediate for tri, tetra & pentachlorophenols, used as sex pheromone with pesticides for tick control, isolated from tick sp. (Merck 1989)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (356719)  Completed 
    • Citation: Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Mortelmans, K., Speck, W., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity test results for 250 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 5 (Suppl 1) (1983) 3-142
    •  Negative