National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 1,6-Dimethylnaphthalene - 575439

 

CASRN: 575-43-9

Formula: C12-H12

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Naphthalene, 1,6-dimethyl-

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  (610573)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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