National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Diethylene glycol monobutyl ether - 11139-J

 

CASRN: 112-34-5

Formula: C8-H18-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2-(2-Butoxyethoxy)ethanol

Known Uses

Chemical intermediate. Coalescing agent in latex paints. Solvent.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (401459)  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

  • 8 consecutive days (MTD PHASE), 7 to 14 GD (reproductive phase) Short-Term in vivo Repro. Tox. (Gavage)  (T0081A)  Completed 
    • Citation: Screening of Priority Chemicals for Reproductive Hazards
    • Female Mice: Swiss
    • Dose: 500 MG/KG BD WT.
  • 6 to 13 GD Short-Term in vivo Repro. Tox. (Gavage)  (T0081B)  Completed 
    • Female Mice: Swiss
    • Dose: 2050 MG/KG/D.
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