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Testing Status of Chloroacetonitrile 10979-X


CASRN: 107-14-2

Formula: C2-H2-Cl-N

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetonitrile, 2-chloro-

Known Uses

Used as a fumigant for treatment of stored grain and in households; used as an intermediate.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (656278)  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