National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Phenoxy acetic acid - 122598


CASRN: 122-59-8

Formula: C8-H8-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetic acid, 2-phenoxy-

Known Uses

Fungicide, used as keratin exfoliative to remove and soften calluses, corns (Merck 1989)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Mouse Lymphoma  (869769)  Completed 
    • Mice
    •  Negative 
  • Salmonella  (A05266)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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