National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Pentabromophenol - 11300-K


CASRN: 608-71-9

Formula: C6-H-Br5-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2,3,4,5,6-Pentabromophenol

Known Uses

Flame retardant. Chemical intermediate.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Special Studies

  • C. elegans  (W11300)  Completed 
    • C. elegans

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (789499)  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 
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