Testing Status of Catechol 10094-W

 

CASRN: 120-80-9

Formula: C6-H6-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1,2-Benzenediol

Known Uses

Rubber antioxidant, developer in fur dyes, photographic developer, analytical reagent, intermediate, pharmaceuticals, topical antiseptic, anti-fungal preservative for seed potatoes, occurs in many woody plants (HSDB 1990). Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (A81105)  Completed 
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Male Negative 
  • Salmonella  (113194)  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 
  • Salmonella  (181204)  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