Testing Status of Hydroquinone monomethyl ether 10602-Y

 

CASRN: 150-76-5

Formula: C7-H8-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 4-Methoxyphenol (9CI)
  • P-Hydroxyanisole

Known Uses

Chemical & pharmaceutical manufacture, stabilizing agent, chemical intermediate, antioxidant, manufacture of plasticizers, dyestuffs & cosmetics. 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  (029584)  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 
  • Salmonella  (205793)  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