National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Methyl-t-butyl ether - 1634044


CASRN: 1634-04-4

Formula: C5-H12-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • MTBE
  • Propane, 2-methoxy-2-methyl- (9CI)

Known Uses

Blending component in gasoline

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (A92090)  Completed 
    • Rats: Fischer 344
    • Male Negative 
  • Salmonella  (A47863)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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