National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 1,2,3,5-Tetrachlorobenzene - 10653-S

 

CASRN: 634-90-2

Formula: C6-H2-Cl4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benzene, 1,2,3,5-tetrachloro- (8CI)(9CI)

Known Uses

Research chemical; intermediate for herbicides & defoliants; insecticide; impregnant for moisture resistance; electrical insulation; temporary protection in packing.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (338317)  Completed 
    • Citation: Loveday, K.S., Anderson, B.E., Resnick, M.A., and Zeiger, E. Chromosome aberration and sister chromatid exchange tests in Chinese hamster ovary cells in vitro V: Results with 46 chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 16 (1990) 272-303
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Negative 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Negative 
  • Salmonella  (724991)  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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