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Epichlorohydrin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Epichlorohydrin
Tree Number(s)
D02.355.291.411.400
Unique ID
D004811
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004811
Scope Note
A chlorinated epoxy compound used as an industrial solvent. It is a strong skin irritant and carcinogen.
Entry Term(s)
Epichlorhydrin
Epichlorohydrin, (+-)-Isomer
Epichlorohydrin, (S)-Isomer
Registry Number
08OOR508C0
Related Numbers
106-89-8
67843-74-7
CAS Type 1 Name
Oxirane, (chloromethyl)-
Previous Indexing
Chlorine (1973-1974)
Ethers, Cyclic (1969-1974)
Propane (1973-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CHLOROHYDRINS 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under CHLOROHYDRINS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/14
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Epichlorohydrin Preferred
Epichlorohydrin, (S)-Isomer Narrower
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