1,2,3-Trichloropropane (TCP)

IUPAC Name: 1,2,3-Trichloropropane

MCL: 0.04 ppm

Source: Used as an intermediate in producing organic compounds, and exists as an impurity in soil fumigants.

Water Treatment: https://tdb.epa.gov/tdb/contaminant?id=11040

Summary: 1,2,3-trichloropropane is used in the production of organic compounds such as dichloropropene. It also has applications as a solvent and cleaning agent and be found as an impurity in soil fumigants. It is a synthetic compound that exists as a colorless liquid at room temperature. It is soluble in water up to 1750 mg/L at 25 C and has a density of 1.3889 g/mL at 20 C. Upon decomposition it produces chloride gas. The compound will exist in the atmosphere in the vapor-phase with a half-life of 46 days. High mobility within soil is expected from Koc values ranging from 77-95. Volatilization from soil and water is expected to be the major method of degradation in the environment.

GHS Hazard Statement: H227, H301, H302, H311, H312, H319, H330, H331, H332, H335, H336, H341, H350, H360, H360F, H370, H371, H372, H373, H401, H411, GHS06, GHS07, GHS08, GHS09