National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 2-Methyl phenanthrene - 2531842

 

CASRN: 2531-84-2

Formula: C15-H12

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Phenanthrene, 2-methyl-

Known Uses

Constituent of coal tar , workplace contaminant. 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)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (456765)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
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