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Testing Status of Kid pest project (Methoxychlor) M940071


CASRN: 72-43-5

Formula: C16-H15-Cl3-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benzene, 1,1'-(2,2,2-trichloroethylidene)bis(4-methoxy-

Known Uses

Project to evaluate the long-term reproductive effects of pesticides in children through the examination of rodent neonatal exposure to pesticides. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • 14 days to adult females; 35 days to neonates Juvenile Pesticide Assessment (Gavage)  (JPA94001)  Completed 
    • Male and Female Rats: Sprague Dawley
    • Dose: 0, 20, 50, 100, 130, 170, OR 200 MG/KG/DAY ON DOSE RANGE FINDING; 0, 5, 50, 150, MG/KG/DAY ON JPA.