DFDT

Title: DFDT
CAS Registry Number: 475-26-3
CAS Name: 1,1¢-(2,2,2-Trichloroethylidene)bis[4-fluorobenzene]
Additional Names: 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(p-fluorophenyl)ethane; difluorodiphenyltrichloroethane; fluorogesarol
Manufacturers' Codes: HO-2474
Trademarks: Gix
Molecular Formula: C14H9Cl3F2
Molecular Weight: 321.58
Percent Composition: C 52.29%, H 2.82%, Cl 33.07%, F 11.82%
Literature References: Prepn: Sumerford, J. Am. Pharm. Assoc. 36, 127 (1947); Cross, US 2581174 (1952). Toxicity: Piekarski, Holz, Arch. Exp. Pathol. Pharmakol. 210, 71 (1950).
Properties: Crystals from aq ethanol, mp 44-45°. Practically insol in water; very sol in oils, most organic solvents.
Melting point: mp 44-45°
CAUTION: Effects similar to DDT [1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane], q.v.
Use: Contact insecticide.
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