National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Dimethyl hydrazine (DMH) - 57147


CASRN: 57-14-7

Related: ASBESTOS, CHRYSOTILE(IR) + DMH, CAS 12001-29-5)

Formula: C2-H8-N2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Hydrazine, 1,1-dimethyl-

Known Uses

Rocket fuel, photographic processes, used in control of vegetation, flowers and fruits. 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)

Long-Term Carcinogenicity

  • 2-Year (Inhalation)  (C05732)  Completed 
    • Mice: C57BL/6

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (020652)  Completed 
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Male Negative 
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