National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 1,3-Dichlorobenzene - 10626-F

 

CASRN: 541-73-1

Related: 1,2-DICHLOROBENZENE (95-50-1) & 1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE (106-46-7)

Formula: C6-H4-Cl2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • m-Dichlorobenzene

Known Uses

Fumigant & insecticide; in manufacture chlorophenols, arylene sulfide polymers (HSDB 1990). 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)

Special Studies

  • Absorption Disposition Metabolism Elimination (Dosed-Water; Intraperitoneal Injection)  (S0063)  Completed 
    • Male Rats: F344/N

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (181073)  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 
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