National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 2,5-Xylidine - 11428-N

 

CASRN: 95-78-3

Formula: C8-H11-N

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benzenamine,2,5-dimethyl (9CI)
  • 2,5-Dimethylaniline (2,5-DMA)
  • p-Xylidine

Known Uses

Chemical intermediate for Solvent Red 26, Direct Violet 7. 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  (330481)  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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