National Toxicology Program

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Testing Status of 2-Methyl furan - 534225

 

CASRN: 534-22-5

Formula: C5-H6-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Furan, 2-methyl-

Known Uses

Chemical intermediate. 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)

Special Studies

  • Other  (S0479)  Completed 
    • Citation: Ravindranath V, Burka LT, and Boyd MR. Synthesis of 2-([14C]Methyl)Furan and 4-Oxo[5-14C]-2-Pentenal. J Labelled Cmpds and Radiopharm. 1984 August;21(8):713-718.

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (441199)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelman, K. Salmonella Mutagenicity Tests V. Results from the Testing of 311 Chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 19 (Suppl 21) (1992) 2-141
    •  Equivocal 
  • Salmonella  (960847)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelman, K. Salmonella Mutagenicity Tests V. Results from the Testing of 311 Chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 19 (Suppl 21) (1992) 2-141
    •  Negative 
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