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Testing Status of 2-Bromo-2-nitro-1,3-propanediol 52517


CASRN: 52-51-7

Formula: C3-H6-Br-N-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • beta-Bromo-beta-nitrotrimethyleneglycol
  • Biozid
  • BNPD
  • Bronidiol
  • Bronopol

Known Uses

Preservative in wide variety of cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, moistened baby wipes, widely used in household products, detergents, fabric softeners; biocide for legionnaires' disease & approved for use in cooling tower water. (exec sum) used as a bactericide in seed treatment and as a foliar spray.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (639748)  Completed 
    •  Negative