National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene - 10083-J

 

CASRN: 87-61-6

Formula: C6-H3-Cl3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • vic-Trichlorobenzene

Known Uses

Manufacture of 2,5-dichlorophenol and insecticides, in polyester dyeing, glass tempering. As a synthetic heat transfer medium , transformer oil, lubricant and coolant in electrical installations.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (513040)  Completed 
    • Citation: Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Mortelmans, K., Speck, W., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity test results for 250 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 5 (Suppl 1) (1983) 3-142
    •  Negative 
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