National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Acetin - 10780-J

 

CASRN: 26446-35-5

Formula: C5-H10-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1,2,3-Propanetriol, monoacetate

Known Uses

Gelatinizing agent for explosives, leather tanning, solvent for basic dyes (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

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (041652)  Completed 
    • Citation: Loveday, K.S., Lugo, M.H., Resnick, M.A., Anderson, B., and Zeiger, E. Chromosome aberration and sister chromatid exchange tests in Chinese hamster ovary cells in vitro II: Results with 20 chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 13 (1989) 60-94
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Positive 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Negative 
  • Drosophila  (263439)  Completed 
    • Citation: Yoon, J.S., Mason, J.M., Valencia, R., Woodruff, R.C., and Zimmering, S. Chemical mutagenesis testing in Drosophila: IV. Results of 45 coded compounds tested for the National Toxicology Program. Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 7 (1985) 349-367
    • Sex-Linked Recessive Lethal Positive 
    • Reciprocal Translocation Positive 
  • Salmonella  (834378)  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
    •  Positive 
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