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Properties

Chemical formulaC10H6Cl8
CAS chemical name1,2,4,5,6,7,8,8-Octachloro-2,3,3a,4,7,7a-hexahydro-4,7-methano-1H-indene
CAS number 57-74-9 [nonstereospecific]
U.S. EPA PC Code058201
CA DPR Chem Code130
Molecular mass409,76 g/mole
Density 1,59 – 1,63 g/cm³
Melting point106–107 °C
Boiling point 175 °C at 2 mm Hg
Soil sorption coefficientlog Koc  =  4,58-5,57
Octanol/Water Partitionlog Kow  =  6,00
Solubility in waterSw  = 56  μg/l  at 25°C
Vapour pressure 10-6 mm Hg at 20 °C
Henry’s law constantKH =4,8  x 10-5  atm-m3/mol at 25°C
Physical

Pure: off-white powder

Technical: colourless to yellowish-brown viscous liquid with an aromatic, pungent odour similar to chlorine
Trade Names/Synonymsaspon-chlordane, belt, gamma-chlordan, chlorindan, chlor kil, chlorodane, corodane,  cortilan-neu, dichlorochlordene, dowchlor, dow-klor, ENT 25552-X, ENT 9932, ENT 9932, HCS 3260,  kypchlor,  M 140, M 410, NCI-C00099, niran,  octa-klor, octachlor, Oktaterr, ortho klor , ortho-klor , SD 5532, synklor, tat chlor 4, topichlor, topichlor 20, toxichlor, starchlor, kilex lindane, termi-ded, Velsicol-1068
Formulation Typesdusts, emulsifiable concentrates, granules, oil solutions, and wettable powders
 


Structure formula of Chlordane


3D structure of Chlordane