Testing Status of 1,2,4-trimethylbenzene 15005


CASRN: 95-63-6

Formula: C9-H12

Synonyms/Common Names

  • C9 Alkylbenzenes

Known Uses

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.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (G15005)  On Test 
    • Male Mice
    • Mice: B6C3F1/N
  • 90-day inhalation Micronucleus (Inhalation)  (G98210)  Assigned 
    • Rats: Harlan Sprague-Dawley