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Testing Status of Phenolic Benzotriazoles (2-(2H-Benzotriazol-2-yl)phenol) 13111


CASRN: 10096-91-0

Formula: C12-H9-N3-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • PBZT
  • Phenolic Benzotriazole


  • BENZOTRIAZOLES - Phenolic Benzotriazoles

Known Uses

Used as UV stabilizer and as industrial additives: paints and coatings, rubber and plastic products, and electrical and electronic products, but some are used in food, contact polymers and adhesives, cosmetics, sunscreens, and fragrances.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 14 days (Gavage)  (C13111)  On Test 
    • Benzotriazole Class
    • Rats: Harlan Sprague-Dawley
    • Dose: Male rats: 0, 30, 100, 300, or 1000 mg/kg in 0.5% aqueous methylcellulose by gavage.

Special Studies

  • Toxicokinetic Study (Gavage; Intravenous)  (K13111)  On Test 
    • Male Rats: Harlan Sprague-Dawley
    • Dose: 30 mg/kg. 30, 300 mg/kg.

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (G13111)  On Test 
    • Rats: Harlan Sprague-Dawley