Endocrine Disruption

TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

alpha-chlorohydrin

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CAS # 96-24-2

Alternative Name

ACH

Categories*
Byproduct/Intermediate/Reactant
Pesticide ingredient
Plastic/Rubber
Solvent

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor

Kluwe WM, Gupta BN, Lamb JC 4th. 1983. The comparative effects of 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP) and its metabolites, 3-chloro-1,2-propaneoxide (epichlorohydrin), 3-chloro-1,2- propanediol (alphachlorohydrin), and oxalic acid, on the urogenital system of male rats. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 70(1):67-86.

Omura M, Hirata M, Zhao M, Tanaka A, Inoue N. 1995. Comparative testicular toxicities of two isomers of dichloropropanol, 2,3-dichloro-1-propanol, and 1,3-dichloro-2-propanol, and their metabolites alpha-chlorohydrin and epichlorohydrin, and the potent testicular toxicant 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 55(1):1-7.

*Category References

US National Library of Medicine. Haz-Map. [http://hazmap.nlm.nih.gov/index.php].

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