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22.11.2019

Data bank of environmental properties of chemicals


Chemical
bis-2-chloro-1-methylethylether
CAS-number :
108-60-1
 
Synonyms :
Bis(2-chloroisopropyl)ether
 
Sumformula of the chemical :
ClCH2CH(CH3)OCH(CH3)CH2Cl C6H12Cl2O
EINECS-number :
2035983
 
Water solubility, mg/l :
1800  MITI 1992
 
Boiling point, °C :
187 
185  185-190, MITI 1992
 
Log octanol/water coefficient, log Pow :
2.11  MITI 1992
 
Photochemical degradation in air :
Photooxidation half-life:
46.1hr - 4.61hr, scientific judgement based upon estimated rate 
constant for reaction with hydroxyl radical in air.

(Howard 1991).
 
Half-life in air, days :
1.92  46.1hr - 4.61hr,
0.192  scientific judgement based upon estimated photooxidation half-life in air.
  Howard 1991
 
Half-life in soil, days :
180  6mo - 18d,
18  scientific judgement based upon estimated unacclimated aerobic aqueous biodegradation half-life.
  Howard 1991
 
Half-life in water, days :
180  6mo - 18d,
18  in surface water: scientific judgement based upon estimated unacclimated aerobic aqueous biodegradation half-life.
360  12mo - 36d,
36  in ground water: scientific judgement based upon estimated unacclimated aerobic aqueous biodegradation half-life
  Howard 1991
 
Aerobic degradation in water :
Aerobic half-life:
6mo - 18d, scientific judgement based upon river die-away test 
data (high t1/2) and aerobic soil column study data (low t1/2).

(Howard 1991).
 
Anaerobic degradation in water :
Anaerobic half-life:
24mo - 72d, scientific judgement based upon estimated 
unacclimated aerobic aqueous biodegradation half-life.

(Howard 1991).
 
Total degradation in water :
Biodegradation:
0% by BOD
period: 28d
substance: 100 mg/l
sludge: 30 mg/l
(MITI 1992)
 
Bioconcentration factor, fishes :
6.4  6.4 - 12, 6w, Cyprinus carpio, conc 0.4 mg/l
12 
5.2  < 5.2 - 9.0, 6w, Cyprinus carpio, conc 0.04 mg/l
MITI 1992
 
Other information of mammals :
Rat: inhalation: no effect level: 20 ppm (20 x 6 hr exposures)
(Cage 1970).
 
LC50 values to fishes, mg/l :
71.2  48hr, Oryzias latipes, MITI 1992

References
222Cage, J.C. 1970. The subacute inhalation toxicity of 109 industrial chemicals. British J. Indust. Med. 27.
3120Howard, P.H., Boethling, R.S., Jarvis, W.F., Meylan, W.M. & Michalenko, E.M., Handbook of Environmental Degradation Rates, 1991. Lewis Publicers, Inc., Chelsea, Michigan, U.S.A., pp. 725.
3105MITI 1992. Biodegradation and bioaccumulation data of existing chemicals based on the CSCL Japan. Compild under the Safety Division Basic Industries Bureau Ministry of International Trade & Industry, Japan. Edited by Chemicals Inspection & Testing Institute, Japan.
1468Verschueren, K. 1983. Handbook of environmental data of organic chemicals. Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. Inc., New York. 1310 s.

 
 
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