Testing Status of n-Butyl acetate 10860-Y

 

CASRN: 123-86-4

Formula: C6-H12-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetic acid, butyl ester

Known Uses

Solvent in coatings industry, photographic film, artificial leather, plastics, foods (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

  • Salmonella  (182914)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelman, K. Salmonella Mutagenicity Tests V. Results from the Testing of 311 Chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 19 (Suppl 21) (1992) 2-141
    •  Negative 

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • 7 to 19 GD or 1 to 19 GD Conventional Teratology (Inhalation)  (T0096A)  Completed 
    • Citation: Teratogenic Study of Ethylene and Propylene Oxide and n-Butyl Acetate
    • Female Rabbit: New Zealand White
    • Dose: 1500 ppm 7 hr/day.
  • 9 to 16 GD or 1 to 16 GD or 3 weeks before breeding plus 1 to 16 GD Conventional Teratology (Inhalation)  (T0096B)  Completed 
    • Citation: Teratogenic Study of Ethylene and Propylene Oxide and n-Butyl Acetate
    • Female Rats: Sprague Dawley
    • Dose: 1500 ppm, 7 hr/day.