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Ethylene Dichlorides MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ethylene Dichlorides
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.146.379.350
D02.455.526.439.458
Unique ID
D005025
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005025
Annotation
do not confuse with DICHLOROETHYLENES
Scope Note
Toxic, chlorinated, saturated hydrocarbons. Include both the 1,1- and 1,2-dichloro isomers. The latter is considerably more toxic. It has a sweet taste, ethereal odor and has been used as a fumigant and intoxicant among sniffers. Has many household and industrial uses.
Entry Term(s)
Dichloroethanes
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Chlorine (1974-1975)
Ethane (1974) /AA (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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