Hexachlorocyclopentadiene

CAS RN:77-47-4

Major Uses

For hexachlorocyclopentadiene (USEPA/OPP Pesticide Code: 027502) there are 0 labels match. /SRP: Not registered for current use in the U.S., but approved pesticide uses may change periodically and so federal, state and local authorities must be consulted for currently approved uses./
/Used to make/ ...shock proof plastics, acids, esters, ketones, and fluorocarbons.
The principal end use for /hexachlorocyclopentadiene/ (HCCPD) is as a key intermediate in the production of chlorinated cyclodiene pesticides, including aldrin, dieldrin, endrin, chlordane, heptachlor, kepone, endosulfan, pentac, isodrin, and mirex. Technical grade chlordane, for example, has been reported to contain impurities of HCCPD up to 1%; /it was/ also reported that HCCPD was present as a contaminant in several cyclodiene pesticides at concentrations of up to 1%.
It is also used as an intermediate in the manufacture of flame retardants such as Dechlorane Plus and chlorendic anhydride and, to a lesser extent, in the manufacture of nonflammable resins, polyester resins, pharmaceuticals, unbreakable plastics, acids, esters, ketones, fluorocarbons, and dyes. It has previously been used as a biocide.
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