National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 2-Octyl-3-isothiazolone - 11312-C

 

CASRN: 26530-20-1

Formula: C11-H19-N-O-S

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2-Octyl-3(2H)-isothiazolone (9CI)
  • 2-Octyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one

Known Uses

Antibacterial agent in paints, shampoo, cosmetics & leather processing. Mildewcide in paints. (Merck 1989)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (359006)  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 
  • Salmonella  (695689)  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 
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