National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Dicumyl peroxide - 11521-R

 

CASRN: 80-43-3

Formula: C18-H22-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Peroxide, bis(1-methyl-1-phenylethyl)

Known Uses

Vulcanizing agent for rubber. Synergist for flame retardants in polystyrene foams. Crosslinking agent for polyethylene. Polymerization catalyst.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (003851)  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 
  • Salmonella  (342826)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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