National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 3-Chloro-1,2-propanediol - 11513-R

 

CASRN: 96-24-2

Formula: C3-H7-Cl-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1,2-Propanediol, 3-chloro-

Known Uses

Lowers freezing point of dynamite, in manufacture of dye intermediates, as rodent chemosterillant. 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  (972163)  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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