Testing Status of 1,2-Epoxyhexadecane 10740-D

 

CASRN: 7320-37-8

Formula: C16-H32-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Tetradecyloxirane

Known Uses

Chemical intermediate for surface-active agents. Fabric softeners. Cosmetic ingredients. Textile finishes and synthetic waxes.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (584750)  Completed 
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Negative 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Negative 
  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (818134)  Completed 
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Positive 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Negative 
  • Mouse Lymphoma  (521012)  Completed 
    • Citation: McGregor, D., Brown, A., Cattanach, P., Edwards, I., McBride, D., Riach, C., and Caspary, W. Responses of the L5178Y tk+/tk- mouse lymphoma cell forward mutation assay: III. 72 coded chemicals. Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 12 (1988) 85-154
    • Mice
    •  Positive 
  • Salmonella  (518980)  Completed 
    • Citation: Canter, D.A., Zeiger, E., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Mortelmans, K., and Speck, W. Comparative mutagenicity of aliphatic epoxides in Salmonella Mutation Res. Vol. 172 (1986) 105-138
    •  Negative