National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 2,6-Dimethyl phenol - 576261

 

CASRN: 576-26-1

Formula: C8-H10-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Phenol, 2,6-dimethyl-

Known Uses

Pharmaceuticals, disinfectants, insecticides, additives to lubricants & gasoline. Occurs in coal tar. 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  (391551)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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