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Testing Status of Halogenated ethanes CS (Pentachloroethane) M960082


CASRN: 76-01-7

Formula: C2-H-Cl5

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Pentachloroethane (Halogenated ethanes CS)
  • Pentalin

Known Uses

Solvent, cleansing and degreasing metals

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 3 weeks (Gavage)  (C53894B)  Completed 
    • TOX-45 (NIH Number: 96-3935)  (Tox Peer Review 08/00/1995A )
      Renal Toxicity Studies of Selected Halogenated Ethanes Administered by Gavage to F344/N Rats
    • Rats: F344/N
    • Dose: MALE RATS 0, 0.62, 1.24 MMOL/KG/DAY; 5/GRP; FEMALE RATS 0, 1, 24 MMOL/KG/DAY; .