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Ethylene Chlorohydrin MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Ethylene Chlorohydrin
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.260.350
D02.033.375.310
Unique ID
D005023
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
2-Chlorethanol
2-Chloroethyl Alcohol
Ethylenechlorhydrin
Registry Number
753N66IHAN
Related Numbers
107-07-3
CAS Type 1 Name
Ethanol, 2-chloro-
NLM Classification #
QV 84
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
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Ethylene Chlorohydrin Preferred
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