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alpha-Chlorohydrin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
alpha-Chlorohydrin
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.260.100
D02.033.455.706.100
Unique ID
D000517
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000517
Scope Note
A chlorinated PROPANEDIOL with antifertility activity in males used as a chemosterilant in rodents.
Entry Term(s)
3-Chloro-1,2-propanediol
3-Chloropropanediol
3-MCPD
3-Monochloropropane-1,2-diol
Glycerol alpha-Monochlorohydrin
U-5897
alpha-Chlorhydrin
Pharm Action
Chemosterilants
Registry Number
96-24-2
Related Numbers
52340-46-2
57090-45-6
60827-45-4
CAS Type 1 Name
1,2-Propanediol, 3-chloro-
Previous Indexing
Chlorine (1972-1974)
Propanediols (1969-1974)
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
2014/06/25
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