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Dichloroethylenes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dichloroethylenes
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.271.367.300
D02.455.526.439.350
Unique ID
D004000
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004000
Annotation
do not confuse with ETHYLENE DICHLORIDES
Scope Note
Toxic chlorinated unsaturated hydrocarbons. Include both the 1,1- and 1,2-dichloro isomers. Both isomers are toxic, but 1,1-dichloroethylene is the more potent CNS depressant and hepatotoxin. It is used in the manufacture of thermoplastic polymers.
Entry Term(s)
Vinylidene Chlorides
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Ethylenes (1974-1975)
Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated (1974-1975)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under HYDROCARBONS, CHLORINATED 1976-90
History Note
91(76); was see under HYDROCARBONS, CHLORINATED 1976-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/25
Revision Date
2000/06/22
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