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Version4.0
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Creation Date2012-09-11 17:48:01 UTC
Update Date2018-03-12 21:55:54 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB0032127
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB32127
Metabolite Identification
Common NameClofenotane
DescriptionClofenotane, also known as ddt or 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis-(4'-chlorophenyl)ethane, is a member of the class of compounds known as diphenylmethanes. Diphenylmethanes are compounds containing a diphenylmethane moiety, which consists of a methane wherein two hydrogen atoms are replaced by two phenyl groups. Clofenotane can be synthesized from 4,4'-dichlorodiphenylmethane and 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-diphenylethane. Clofenotane can also be synthesized into 2,3-dihydroxy-DDT and dicofol. Within the cell, clofenotane is primarily located in the membrane (predicted from logP). Clofenotane is potentially toxic compound. By October 1945, DDT was available for public sale in the United States. Although it was promoted by government and industry for use as an agricultural and household pesticide, there were also concerns about its use from the beginning. Opposition to DDT was focused by the 1962 publication of Rachel Carson's book Silent Spring. It cataloged environmental impacts that coincided with widespread use of DDT in agriculture in the United States, and it questioned the logic of broadcasting potentially dangerous chemicals into the environment with little prior investigation of their environment and health effects. The book claimed that DDT and other pesticides had been shown to cause cancer and that their agricultural use was a threat to wildlife, particularly birds. Its publication was a seminal event for the environmental movement and resulted in a large public outcry that eventually led, in 1972, to a ban on DDT's agricultural use in the United States. A worldwide ban on agricultural use was formalized under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, but its limited and still-controversial use in disease vector control continues, because of its effectiveness in reducing malarial infections, balanced by environmental and other health concerns (Wikipedia). Treatment of DDT exposure should be primarily directed towards decontamination and supportive care, as there is no specific antidote. The use of gastric lavage and activated charcoal for large ingestions may be effective (L140) (T3DB). Insecticide. Clofenotane is a major component of commercial DDT (other names *Gespan*, *Gesarol*, *Geverol*, *Chlorophenotane*). Use banned or discouraged in many countrie.
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
ValueSource
1,1'-(2,2,2-Trichloroethylidene)bis[4-chlorobenzene]ChEBI
1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-Bis(4-chlorophenyl)ethaneChEBI
1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-Bis-(4'-chlorophenyl)ethaneChEBI
1,1-Bis(4-chlorophenyl)-2,2,2-trichloroethaneChEBI
4,4'-DDTChEBI
alpha,alpha-Bis(P-chlorophenyl)-beta,beta,beta-trichlorethaneChEBI
DichlorodiphenyltrichloroethaneChEBI
P,P'-DDTChEBI
P,P'-dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethaneChEBI
a,a-Bis(P-chlorophenyl)-b,b,b-trichlorethaneGenerator
α,α-bis(P-chlorophenyl)-β,β,β-trichlorethaneGenerator
1,1'-(2,2,2-Trichloroethane-1,1-diyl)bis(4-chlorobenzene)HMDB
1,1'-(2,2,2-Trichloroethylidene)bis(4-chloro)-benzeneHMDB
1,1'-(2,2,2-Trichloroethylidene)bis(4-chlorobenzene), 9ciHMDB
1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-Bis(4,4'-dichlorodiphenyl)ethaneHMDB
1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-Bis(4-chlorophenyl)-ethaneHMDB
1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-Bis(P-chlorophenyl)-ethaneHMDB
1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-Bis(P-chlorophenyl)ethaneHMDB
1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-Di(4-chlorophenyl)-ethaneHMDB
1,1,1-trichloro-2-2-Bis(4-chlorophenyl)ethaneHMDB
1,1,1-Trichlorobis(chlorophenyl)ethaneHMDB
1,1-Bis(P-chlorophenyl)-2,2,2-trichioroethaneHMDB
1,1-Bis-(P-chlorophenyl)-2,2,2-trichloroethaneHMDB
1-chloro-4-[2,2,2-trichloro-1-(4-Chlorophenyl)ethyl]benzeneHMDB
2,2,2-trichloro-1,1-Bis(4-chlorophenyl)ethaneHMDB
2,2,2-trichloro-1,1-Bis(P-chlorophenyl)-ethaneHMDB
2,2,2-Trichlorobis(4-chlorophenyl)ethaneHMDB
2,2-Bis(P-chlorophenyl)-1,1,1-trichloroethaneHMDB
Bis(P-chlorophenyl)-2,2,2-trichloroethaneHMDB
ChlofenotanHMDB
ChlorophenothaneHMDB
ChlorphenotaneHMDB
DDTHMDB
Dicophane, banHMDB
DiphenyltrichloroethaneHMDB
P,P'-DDT, bsiHMDB
ZeidaneHMDB
ZerdaneHMDB
ZithiolHMDB
TbisC-ethaneMeSH
BenzochlorylMeSH
P',p'-DDTMeSH
4,4' DichlorodiphenyltrichloroethaneMeSH
4,4' DDTMeSH
4,4'-DichlorodiphenyltrichloroethaneMeSH
TbisC ethaneMeSH
Chemical FormulaC14H9Cl5
Average Molecular Weight354.486
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight351.914688823
IUPAC Name1-chloro-4-[2,2,2-trichloro-1-(4-chlorophenyl)ethyl]benzene
Traditional Namedetox
CAS Registry Number50-29-3
SMILES
ClC1=CC=C(C=C1)C(C1=CC=C(Cl)C=C1)C(Cl)(Cl)Cl
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C14H9Cl5/c15-11-5-1-9(2-6-11)13(14(17,18)19)10-3-7-12(16)8-4-10/h1-8,13H
InChI KeyYVGGHNCTFXOJCH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as diphenylmethanes. These are compounds containing a diphenylmethane moiety, which consists of a methane wherein two hydrogen atoms are replaced by two phenyl groups.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassBenzenoids
ClassBenzene and substituted derivatives
Sub ClassDiphenylmethanes
Direct ParentDiphenylmethanes
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Diphenylmethane
  • Halobenzene
  • Chlorobenzene
  • Aryl halide
  • Aryl chloride
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organochloride
  • Organohalogen compound
  • Alkyl halide
  • Alkyl chloride
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
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Physical Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point108.5 - 109 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water Solubility5.5e-06 mg/mL at 25 °CNot Available
LogP6.91Not Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility3.5e-06 g/LALOGPS
logP6.29ALOGPS
logP6.46ChemAxon
logS-8ALOGPS
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area0 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count3ChemAxon
Refractivity85.32 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability32.28 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings2ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-000i-3390000000-676266969a9e4afcfeb3View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-000i-4590000000-8e90af62825794d4ed32View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-000i-0390000000-a23b93b08974f28c17eaView in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-EI-Q (Non-derivatized)splash10-000i-2690000000-56d8c5298b5593a66540View in MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-000i-2391000000-465776e134f2d14e4200View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-0udi-0009000000-e4d354c1abce5df3562fView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-0udi-0009000000-5eec9abfcedc700c1772View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-014i-0019000000-c51586281a4bc626b427View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-0udi-0009000000-9ede63c6934bd954c6faView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0udi-0009000000-1339aaa8050c984b8945View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-03di-0009000000-80a4d52beed84a9206f1View in MoNA
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-000i-2590000000-25fc1b81a71c7822ba39View in MoNA
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableView in JSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableView in JSpectraViewer
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Membrane
Biospecimen LocationsNot Available
Tissue LocationNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
NameSMPDB/PathwhizKEGG
Normal Concentrations
Not Available
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB008850
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID2928
KEGG Compound IDC04623
BioCyc IDCPD-43
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkDDT
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound3036
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID16130
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
  1. (). Yannai, Shmuel. (2004) Dictionary of food compounds with CD-ROM: Additives, flavors, and ingredients. Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall/CRC.. .