National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Chloral - 10404-W

 

CASRN: 75-87-6

Related: CHLORAL HYDRATE 302-17-0

Formula: C2-H-Cl3-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Trichloroacetaldehyde

Known Uses

Use in spraying of polyurethanes, chemical intermediate in manufacture of pesticides

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (189743)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelmans, K. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. IV. Results from the testing of 300 chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 11 (Suppl 12) (1988) 1-158
    •  Weakly Positive 
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