1,3-Dichloropropane

IUPAC Name: 1,3-dichloropropane

Source: Exists as an impurity of 1,2-dichloropropane and 1,3-dichloropropene. Also may form as a result of photochlorination of isopropyl ether.

Summary: 1,3-Dichloropropane is an organic compound used as a pesticide and intermediate in organic synthesis. From the source obtained there are no records of production in the United States. It may exist in the environment as a product of the photochlorination of isopropyl ether, or as an impurity of 1,2-dichloropropane or 1,3-dichloropropene. It is a colorless liquid at room temperature and has a solubility in water of 2750 mg/L at 25 C. It has a density of 1.1876 g/mL at 20 C. Upon decomposition it produces gaseous hydrogen chloride and phosgene. It will exist in the atmosphere in the vapor-phase with a half-life of 21 days. A Koc value of 290 indicates moderate mobility within soil. Volatilization from soil and water is expected to be a major fate process.

GHS Hazard Statement: H225, H226, H315, H317, H319, H332, H336, H371, GHS02, GHS07, GHS08