Pindone
Title: Pindone
CAS Registry Number: 83-26-1
CAS Name: 2-(2,2-Dimethyl-1-oxopropyl)-1H-indene-1,3(2H)-dione
Additional Names: 2-pivaloyl-1,3-indandione; 2-pivalyl-1,3-indandione; 2-trimethylacetyl-1,3-indandione; pivalyl indandione; pivaldione
Trademarks: Pival (Kilgore); Pivalyl Valone (Kilgore); Tri-Ban
Molecular Formula: C14H14O3
Molecular Weight: 230.26
Percent Composition: C 73.03%, H 6.13%, O 20.85%
Literature References: Prepn: Kilgore et al., Ind. Eng. Chem. 34, 494 (1942); Zelmens, Vanags, C.A. 53, 21830d (1959). Toxicity study: T. B. Gaines, Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 14, 515 (1969).
Properties: Bright yellow crystals from ethanol, mp 108-110°. LD50 orally in male rats: 280 mg/kg (Gaines).
Melting point: mp 108-110°
Toxicity data: LD50 orally in male rats: 280 mg/kg (Gaines)
 
Derivative Type: Sodium salt
Trademarks: Pivalyn (Kilgore)
Properties: Bright yellow crystals, mp 205-210°. Schwarz, US 2880132 (1959 to Morton Chem.). Sol in water.
Melting point: mp 205-210°
 
CAUTION: Potential symptoms of overexposure are epistaxis, excess bleeding from minor cuts and bruises; smoky urine, black tarry stools; abdominal and back pain. See NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (DHHS/NIOSH 97-140, 1997) p 258.
Use: Rodenticide; insecticide.

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