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Testing Status of Acetic anhydride 11131-D


CASRN: 108-24-7

Formula: C4-H6-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetic acid, anhydride
  • Acetyl ether
  • Acetyl oxide

Known Uses

Chemical intermediate; used in production of cellulose esters; electrolytic polishing of metals; and semiconductor processing. 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  (429474)  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