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Title: 1,1,1-Trichloro-2-propanol
CAS Registry Number: 76-00-6
Additional Names: 1,1,1-Trichloroisopropyl alcohol; trichloroisopropanol
Trademarks: Isopral
Molecular Formula: C3H5Cl3O
Molecular Weight: 163.43
Percent Composition: C 22.05%, H 3.08%, Cl 65.08%, O 9.79%
Line Formula: CCl3CH(OH)CH3
Literature References: Prepd by reaction of chloral and methylmagnesium bromide: Kharasch et al., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 63, 2305 (1941). Toxicity study: Burtner, Lehmann, J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 63, 183 (1938).
Properties: Monoclinic crystals; camphor-like odor; pungent taste; mp 50°; bp 161-162°. Sublimes at ordinary temp. Sol in about 35 parts water; freely sol in alcohol or ether. Keep well closed in a cool place. LD50 orally in rats: 1 g/kg (Burtner, Lehmann).
Melting point: mp 50°
Boiling point: bp 161-162°
Toxicity data: LD50 orally in rats: 1 g/kg (Burtner, Lehmann)

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