National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Ethylene glycol monophenyl ether - 122996

 

CASRN: 122-99-6

Formula: C8-H10-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Ethanol, 2-Phenoxy- (9CI)

Known Uses

Textile dyes; chemical intermediate for polymers; fixative for perfumes, cosmetics; topical antiseptic; synthesis of plasticizers, germicides. 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  (555080)  Completed 
    •  Negative 

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • continuous exposure, 120 day minimum Continuous Breeding (Legacy) (Dosed-Feed)  (RACB83101)  Completed 
    • Citation: Final Report - Ethylene Glycol Monophenyl Ether: Reproduction and Fertility Assessment in CD-1 Mice When Administered in the Feed
    • Male and Female Mice: Swiss
    • Dose: N/A; 0, .25, 1.25, 2.5%; N/A; N/A.
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