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Testing Status of Halogenated ethanes CS (Hexachloroethane) M960081


CASRN: 67-72-1

Formula: C2-Cl6

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Carbon hexachloride
  • Hexachloroethane (Halogenated ethanes CS)

Known Uses

Solvent, in explosives, camphor substitute in celluloid, in production of metals, antihelmintic drug, moth repellant, rubber vulcanizing, flame-proofing (HSDB 1990)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 3 weeks (Gavage)  (C04604C)  Completed 
    • Rats: F344/N
    • Dose: MALE RATS 0, 0.62, 1.24 MMOL/KG/DAY; 5/GRP.