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Descriptor English: Ethylene Chlorohydrin
Descriptor Spanish: Etilenclorhidrina
Descriptor Portuguese: Etilenocloroidrina
Descriptor French: Éthylène chlorohydrine
Entry term(s): 2 Chlorethanol
2 Chloroethyl Alcohol
2-Chlorethanol
2-Chloroethyl Alcohol
Alcohol, 2-Chloroethyl
Chlorohydrin, Ethylene
Ethylenechlorhydrin
Tree number(s): D02.033.260.350
D02.033.375.310
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005023
Scope note: Used as a solvent, in the manufacture of insecticides, and for treating sweet potatoes before planting. May cause nausea, vomiting, pains in head and chest, stupefaction. Irritates mucous membranes and causes kidney and liver degeneration.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: 753N66IHAN
CAS Type 1 Name: Ethanol, 2-chloro-
Previous Indexing: Alcohol, Ethyl (1969-1974)
Chlorine (1971-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under CHLOROHYDRINS 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under CHLOROHYDRINS 1975-90
DeCS ID: 5116
Unique ID: D005023
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Ethylene Chlorohydrin - Preferred
Concept UI M0007899
Scope note Used as a solvent, in the manufacture of insecticides, and for treating sweet potatoes before planting. May cause nausea, vomiting, pains in head and chest, stupefaction. Irritates mucous membranes and causes kidney and liver degeneration.
Preferred term Ethylene Chlorohydrin
Entry term(s) 2 Chlorethanol
2 Chloroethyl Alcohol
2-Chlorethanol
2-Chloroethyl Alcohol
Alcohol, 2-Chloroethyl
Chlorohydrin, Ethylene
Ethylenechlorhydrin



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