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Testing Status of p-Tolunitrile 11504-L


CASRN: 104-85-8

Formula: C8-H7-N

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benzonitrile,4-methyl (9CI)

Known Uses

Assess genotoxic potential of group of nitriles in Salmonella assay // HTS initiative chemical. 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  (931977)  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