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Testing Status of Maleic anhydride 10519-E


CASRN: 108-31-6

Formula: C4-H2-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2,5-Furandione (9CI)

Known Uses

Agricultural chemicals, dye intermediates, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, preservatives for fabrics (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.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (051477)  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