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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Propionic acid, 2,2-dichloro-

RTECS #

UF0690000

CAS #

75-99-0

Updated

September 2013

Molecular Weight

142.97

Molecular Formula

C3H4Cl2O2

Synonyms

2,2-Dichloropropanoic acid
2,2-Dichloropropionic acid
2,2-Dichloropropionic acid (ACGIH)
Alatex
alpha,alpha-Dichloropropionic acid
Basinex
Basinex P
BH dalapon
Crisapon
Dalapon
Dalapon 85
Dalascam
Kyselina 2,2-dichlorpropionova (Czech)
Propanoic acid, 2,2-dichloro- (9CI)
Proprop
S 1315
S 95 (herbicide)
Tripon

Mutation Data and Reference

System TestRoute/Organism/TissueDoseReference
mutation in microorganisms/Other microorganisms500 ppm (-enzymatic activation step)IJEBA6 11,114,1973

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/chicken lethal dose (50 percent kill): >5 gm/kgENTOX* -,723,2005
skin/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): >5 gm/kgFAATDF 7,299,1986

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 5 mg/m3 (inhal)DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-Not classifiable as a human carcinogenDTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWRREVAH 53,109,1974
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWDTTIAF 80,485,1973
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWENTOX* -,723,2005

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1988 PESTICIDE SUBJECT TO REGISTRATION OR RE-REGISTRATIONFEREAC 54,7740,1989
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1998 STATUS OF PESTICIDESCancelledRBREV* -,108,1998
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRALIAtime-weighted average 1 ppm (5.8 mg/m3), JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 5 mg/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-DENMARKtime-weighted average 1 ppm (6 mg/m3), MAY2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-FRANCEVME 1 ppm (6 mg/m3), FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-ICELANDtime-weighted average 1 ppm (6 mg/m3), NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-KOREAtime-weighted average 1 ppm (6 mg/m3), 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 1 ppm (5.8 mg/m3), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-PERUtime-weighted average 5 mg/m3, JUL2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAshort term exposure limit 10 mg/m3, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDceiling concentration 1 ppm (6 mg/m3), JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE NETHERLANDSMAC-TGG 6 mg/m3, 2003

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO 2,2-DICHLOROPROPIONIC ACID-air10H time-weighted average 1 ppmNIOSH* DHHS #95-121,1995
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 83057; Number of Industries 1; Total Number of Facilities 3; Number of Occupations 3; Total Number of Employees Exposed 51

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
On EPA IRIS database
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