Endocrine Disruption

TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

dibromochloropropane

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CAS # 96-12-8 (1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane) / 67708-83-2 (dibromochloropropane)

Alternative Names

DBCP

1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane

Categories*
Industrial additive
Pesticide ingredient

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor

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.

Whorton D, Milby TH, Krauss RM, Stubbs HA. 1979. Testicular function in DBCP exposed pesticide workers. J Occup Med 21(3):161-166.

*Category References

ATSDR. 1992. Toxicological Profile for 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane. [http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/ToxProfiles/tp.asp?id=852&tid=166]

Compendium of Pesticide Common Names (CPCN). [http://www.alanwood.net/pesticides/index_cn_frame.html].

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

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