National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Scientific Review of o-Nitrotoluene

CASRN 88-72-2
Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC)

Primary Uses or Exposures: o-Nitrotoluene is used to synthesize agricultural and rubber chemicals, azo and sulfur dyes, and dyes for cotton, wool, silk, leather, and paper.

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