Testing Status of o-Tolunitrile 11503-H

 

CASRN: 529-19-1

Formula: C8-H7-N

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benzonitrile,2-methyl

Known Uses

Intermediate in herbicide manufacture. 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  (752261)  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
    •  Negative