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Testing Status of Carbendazim 10826-R


CASRN: 10605-21-7

Formula: C9-H9-N3-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1H-Benzimidazol-2-ylcarbamic acid, methyl ester

Known Uses

Fungicide, bactericide, wood preservative. 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)  (053570)  Completed 
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Negative 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Negative 
  • Salmonella  (181257)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger E, Anderson B, Haworth S, Lawlor T, Mortelmans K, Speck W. Salmonella mutagenicity tests: III. Results from the testing of 255 chemicals. Environ Mutagen. 1987;9 Suppl 9:1-109.
    •  Positive