National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Di-tert-butyl peroxide - 11519-P

 

CASRN: 110-05-4

Formula: C8-H18-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Peroxide, bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)

Known Uses

Polymerization catalyst. Used to cure ethylene-propylene copolymers, resins. Ignition accelerator for diesel fuels. Chemical intermediate. (TDB, ceh-83)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (356096)  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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