Testing Status of 1,2,4-trimethylbenzene 15005
- C9 Alkylbenzenes
Sterilizing catgut ... solvent in manufacture of dyes, perfumes and resins; solvent for liquid scintillation counting solutions Pseudocumene is a starting material for dyes, pharmaceuticals and, especially, for trimellitic anhydride, which is then converted to heat-resistant polyamideimides and polyesterimides.
- 13 weeks (Inhalation)
- Rats: Harlan Sprague-Dawley; Mice: B6C3F1/N
- Dose: Mice: 0, 30, 100, 300, 600, 1200 ppm (N = 10/exp. group). Rats: 0, 30, 100, 300, 600, or 1000 ppm (N = 10 for sub chronic, N = 20 for fertility & neuro, N = 10 for interim neuropath).
- Male Mice
- Mice: B6C3F1/N
- 90-day inhalation Micronucleus (Inhalation)
- Rats: Harlan Sprague-Dawley