National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Diethyl carbonate - 10253-W

 

CASRN: 105-58-8

Formula: C5-H10-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Carbonic acid diethyl ester

Known Uses

Evaporating agent for nitrocellulose, cellulose esters, synthetic & natural resins. Intermediate in Phenobarbital synthesis. Neutral lacquer solvent.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (086374)  Completed 
    • Citation: Mortelmans, K., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Speck, W., Tainer, B., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. II. Results from the testing of 270 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 8 (Suppl 7) (1986) 1-119
    •  Negative 
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