National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Sodium cyanide - 143339

 

CASRN: 143-33-9

Formula: C-N-Na

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Sodium cyanide (Na(CN))

Known Uses

Fumigant. Rodenticide. Metal cleaner. Dyes. Pigments. 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)

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 13 weeks (Dosed-Water)  (C62124B)  Report Complete 
    • TOX-37 (NIH Number: 94-3386)  (Tox Peer Review 05/21/1993A )
      Toxicity Studies of Sodium Cyanide, (CASRN 143-33-9) Administered by Dosed Water to F344/N Rats and B6C3F1 Mice
    • Rats: F344/N; Mice: B6C3F1
    • Dose: R & M: 0, 3, 10, 30, 100, 300 PPM (10 PER GROUP).

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (022418)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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