National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Bromoacetonitrile - 10972-V

 

CASRN: 590-17-0

Formula: C2-H2-Br-N

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetonitrile, bromo-

Known Uses

Water Disinfection Byproduct; HTS initiative chemical

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (097228)  Completed 
    • Citation: Mortelmans, K., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Speck, W., Tainer, B., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. II. Results from the testing of 270 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 8 (Suppl 7) (1986) 1-119
    •  Negative 

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • 28 days Repro/Dev Gen Tox (28-Day) (Dosed-Water)  (RDGT94013)  Completed 
    • Citation: Short Term Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity of Bromoacetonitrile (CAS # 590-17-0) Administered in Drinking Water to Sprague-Dawley Rats
    • Male and Female Rats: Sprague Dawley
    • Dose: 0, 5, 30, OR 100 PPM.
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