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3-chloro-1,2-propanediol. A chlorinated propanediol compound that has shown anti-fertility activity in males and has been used as a chemosterilant in rodents.

Pharmacological action: chemosterilants, contraceptive agents, male.

Chemical name: 1,2-Propanediol, 3-chloro-

(12 Dec 1998)