Heptachlor epoxide

IUPAC Name: 1,6,8,9,10,11,11-heptachloro-4-oxatetracyclo[^2,7.0^3,5]undec-9-ene

MCL: 0.0002 ppm

Source: Formed as an environmental transformation product of heptachlor (a banned pesticide).

Summary: Heptachlor epoxide is found as an environmental transformation product of the synthetic chemical heptachlor. Heptachlor is an insecticide but has been banned in the United States. Heptachlor epoxide is soluble in water up to 0.350 mg/L. Bioaccumulation is likely to occur. The compound is highly resistant to biodegradation and may persist in the environment.

GHS Hazard Statement: H300, H301, H351, H360, H372, H373, H400, H410, GHS06, GHS08, GHS09