French: éthyl-DDD

Status: none
IUPAC PIN: 1,1′-(2,2-dichloroethane-1,1-diyl)bis(4-ethylbenzene)
IUPAC name: 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(4-ethylphenyl)ethane
CAS name: 1,1′-(2,2-dichloroethylidene)bis[4-ethylbenzene]
CAS Reg. No.: 72-56-0
Formula: C18H20Cl2
Activity: insecticides (organochlorine)
Notes: There is no ISO common name for this substance; the names “ethyl-DDD” and “ethylan” have been used in the literature but they have no official status.
The name “perthane” was rejected as an ISO common name for this substance and was later registered as a trademark.
Structure: Structural formula of ethyl-DDD
Pronunciation: ē-thīl dē dē dē  Guide to British pronunciation
InChI: InChI=1S/C18H20Cl2/c1-3-13-5-9-15(10-6-13)17(18(19)20)16-11-7-14(4-2)8-12-16/h5-12,17-18H,3-4H2,1-2H3

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names