National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Decane - 124185

 

CASRN: 124-18-5

Formula: C10-H22

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Decyl hydride

Known Uses

Component in engine fuel; used as a solvent, in organic synthesis, manufacture of paraffin products, in the rubber industry, in the paper-processing industry and in cleaning agents. 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)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (612251)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelman, K. Salmonella Mutagenicity Tests V. Results from the Testing of 311 Chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 19 (Suppl 21) (1992) 2-141
    •  Equivocal 
  • Salmonella  (701264)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelman, K. Salmonella Mutagenicity Tests V. Results from the Testing of 311 Chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 19 (Suppl 21) (1992) 2-141
    •  Negative 
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