National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 2,4-Xylidine - 11427-J

 

CASRN: 95-68-1

Formula: C8-H11-N

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benzenamine, 2,4-dimethyl-
  • 2,4-Dimethylaniline (2,4-DMA)

Known Uses

Chiefly in manufacture of dyes. Chemical intermediate. 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  (330987)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelmans, K. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. IV. Results from the testing of 300 chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 11 (Suppl 12) (1988) 1-158
    •  Positive 
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