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Testing Status of Dicyclopentadiene 10991-G

 

CASRN: 77-73-6

Formula: C10-H12

Synonyms/Common Names

  • DCPD
  • 4,7-Methano-1H-indene, 3a,4,7,7a-tetrahydro-

Known Uses

Intermediate in the manufacture of ethylene-propylene diene monomer elastomers, hydrocarbon resins, & unsaturated polyester resins. Miscellaneous applications include use in flame retardants, pesticides, agricultural chems, fuel additives & adhesives

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (A02442)  Completed 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Negative 
  • Salmonella  (298766)  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.
    •  Negative 

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • 6 to 15 GD Teratology Pilot Studies (Gavage)  (TRP92049)  Completed 
    • Female Rats: Sprague Dawley
    • Dose: 0, 50, 200, 300, 400, OR 500 MG/KG.
  • 6 to 19 GD Teratology Pilot Studies (Gavage)  (TRP92050)  Completed 
    • Female Rabbit: New Zealand White
    • Dose: 0, 25, 100, 200, 300, OR 400 MG/KG.