Synonyms: "1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane", "DBCP", "fumazone", "nemagon", "3-chloro-1,2-dibromopropane", "fumagon", "nemabrom", "nemafume", "nemanax"

Source: dibromochloropropane is used as a soil fumigant to control nematodes, and as an intermediate in organic synthesis.


IUPAC Name: 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane
CAS Number: 96-12-8
PubChem ID: 7280
Canonical SMILES: C(C(CBr)Br)Cl

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C3H5Br2Cl
Molecular Weight: 236,333

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 6


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Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor
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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.

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