Testing Status of Terephthalic acid 10479-W
- 1,4-Benzenedicarboxylic acid (9CI)
Used as a reagent for alkali in wools, additive to poultry feed, in manufacture of plastics, polyester fibers. 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.
- Citation: Zeiger, E., Haworth, S., Mortelmans, K., and Speck, W. Mutagenicity testing of Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate and related chemicals in Salmonella Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 7 (1985) 213-232