Testing Status of p-Cresol - 10509-W
Intermediate in production of disinfectants, explosives, synthetic perfumery, metal cleaners, synthetic flavors, obtained from coal tar (Merck 1989). 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.
- 4 weeks (Dosed-Feed)
- Rats: F344/N; Mice: B6C3F1
- Dose: 0,300,1000,3000,10000,30000 PPM/ 5 PER GROUP.
- 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