National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Benzoyl peroxide - 11518-K

 

CASRN: 94-36-0

Related: DMBA/TPA/BPO/MNNG (CAS NO. INIT/PROM)

Formula: C14-H10-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Dibenzoyl peroxide

Known Uses

Oxidizer in bleaching oils, flour, treatment of acne. Catalyst in the plastics industry.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (255600)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
  • Salmonella  (847226)  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 
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